New York City Region Running Clubs – Runner clubs, walking clubs and meetups in NYC plus Westchester and Long Island
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Dashing Whippets Running Team
The Dashing Whippets Running Team is a New York based running team that is founded on, and driven by, the diversity of its team members. With team members from all over the city, there are regular group runs in different parts of the city every week. There is support to run your first race, run a PR, a marathon, an ultra marathon or an Ironman.
Front Runners New York
A 500-strong running club for lesbians, gay men, and gay-friendly people of all athletic abilities, from recreational walkers to competitive athletes. Based in/near Central Park.
Galloway Running Team
Galloway NYC is a spring through fall marathon/half marathon training program. Using a unique method devised by Olympian Jeff Galloway, we insert periodic walk breaks into our long runs to prevent injury and to maximize both recovery and enjoyment. We have pace groups for persons of all abilities, from new runners to sub-4 marathoners, and always welcome new members.
Manhattan Track Club
This group meets in Central Park and members run 8-10 miles most nights with one or two workouts per week. A club well suited for competitive athletes in training.
A running team for women aged 50 and over seeking fitness, friendship and fun. Meets mainly in Central Park.
New York Flyers
Supports the Upper East Side and Upper West Side, open to individuals of all athletic abilities and experience levels. Organized runs every week.
New York Harriers
All paces are welcome, men and women, ages from the 20s to the 50s. Workouts weekly and many social events.
New York Road Runners
New York City’s premier racing club, organizer of the New York City Marathon.
NYC Fun Run
A social running group with members typically ranging from early 20’s to mid 40’s. We always meet at a different bar throughout Manhattan, go for a run, then meet back at the bar to socialize.
Nike Central Park Track Club
A competitive running club, open to all, covering road, track and cross-country. There are two coached workouts per week.
The Reservoir Dogs
A Central Park based club for runners of all abilities, from sub-6-minute milers to 10-minute milers. Several group runs per week plus many social activities.
The Running Center
A full-service company specializing in training runners from beginners through experienced marathoners, in groups and privately. Also offer running form analysis and heart rate testing and training on Woodway treadmill. Has been in business for 15 years and coaching for 22 years.
Warren Street Social and Athletic Club
A competitive racing-oriented social club. Team training weekly in Central Park.
West Side Runners
A competitive running team with members from all NYC boroughs, Westchester County, New Jersey and Connecticut. Emphasis is on long-distance running (half marathons, marathons).
Brooklyn Road Runners
This group meets mostly in Prospect Park and is open to all levels of running. The club targets people who run for fun plus more serious athletes. Regular group training runs several days per week.
Dashing Whippets Running Team
See Manhattan listing for details.
North Brooklyn Runners
This club pairs enthusiasm for the North Brooklyn neighborhood with fostering a healthy, well-balanced, and active lifestyle. It has group runs, team building social events, educational programming, and volunteering. The group welcomes runners of all paces and experience levels. The vision is that people will find running partners, will share tips about how to run in cold weather, will run races together, and make new friends.
Prospect Park Track Club
Founded 30 years ago – all running levels are welcome. Training includes coached speed sessions and weekend group runs. There are monthly meetings and social activities.
Shore Road Striders
A running club for individuals interested in running as a sport. Most runners come from the Bay Ridge neighborhood. Group runs are held almost every weekend.
Alley Pond Striders
A running/walking group for all ages and sexes, based at the Alley Pond park house on Winchester Blvd. There daily runs and walks, annual races, and social activities.
College Point Road Runners Track Club
The club seeks committed, not necessarily super fast, runners. Operates year-round with scheduled coached workouts and informal runs weekly. Group marathon training runs April-October.
Forest Park Runners
Age group is mostly from 30s to 70s. It is an international group. There are group runs multiple days per week year-round. The club hosts races in May and the summer.
Hellgate Road Runners
Located in Astoria, the club invites all comers to join in group runs. Hellgate meets four days per week for group runs at the track in Astoria Park.
Van Cortlandt Track Club
Open to all runners regardless of ability or experience. There are group runs and speed workouts weekly. Hosts several races in spring and summer.
A club for runners and joggers of all levels of ability, welcoming members of any age; young and old, male and female, at any time during the year. A club for elite racers, runners looking to relieve stress, or to socialize. Member benefits include: Holidays parties, BBQ, t-shirt, Sunday morning and weekly training runs, marathon training and hotel room, and speed workouts.
Staten Island Athletic Club
Welcomes new members, including men, women, teens, children and families, and athletes of all fitness levels. There are monthly meetings and open, free, clocked 3-mile fun run/walks on Saturdays in Clove Lakes Park.
LONG ISLAND (NASSAU & SUFFOLK COUNTIES)
A small club with members ages from 23 to 51 focused on training from 500 meters to marathons. Meets three days per week year-round.
Bohemia Track Club
On the south shore of Suffolk County, offers activities to recreational and competitive runners, covering track and field and road running. Welcomes runners of all ages (20s to the 70s )and abilities.
East End Road & Trail Runners Club
Mission is to promote running, develop races, and inform the community of runners. Races support health, fitness, and educational and environmental needs.
Greater Long Island Running Club
Promotes running and fitness on Long Island for people of all ages and levels of ability. Monthly meetings, track workouts, fun runs, monthly magazine, support for charities, clinics, club racing team.
Long Beach Road Runners Club
Promotes running to all ages throughout the Long Beach community and welcomes runners from neighboring communities. Hosts several local running events.
Long Island Road Runners Club
Over 80 events yearly in Eisenhower Park. Spring and fall marathon tune-up races, quarter-, half-, and one mile summer fun runs, a 5K summer series, XC races, relay, and BBQs.
Massapequa Road Runners
Operates out of Massapequa Park. The club meets monthly and members meet locally and travel out to other area events, plus there are many social activities. Hosts July 4 Firecracker Race.
New Hyde Park Runners Club
Regular runs Tuesday through Sunday from 5 to 7 miles with longer runs for runners training for marathons. Pace groups for runners of all types.
Northport Running Club
Conducts up to four weekly group runs for runners of varying paces. Hosts the Great Cow Harbor 10K race.
Valley Stream Running Club
Provides the residents of Valley Steam and neighboring communities the opportunity to participate in healthy activities in a grass root, friendly, club environment. Members partake in group runs, training programs, races and social activities. The club emphasizes the importance of staying active no matter what your pace or age and welcomes, runners, walkers, and bikers.
NewRo Runners brings together runners of all ages and abilities to promote a healthy community, camaraderie, in a fun running environment. The club runs together every Saturday and Sunday morning at 8am, on different routes in Southern Westchester.
Soundshore Runners and Multisport Club
Merged into NewRo Runners in 2012.
Taconic Road Runners Club
Based in northern Westchester County, a premier racing club in the 40+ category. Most members run for fun. Members run daily with widely varying paces.
Westchester Track Club
A two-tiered club for elite and recreational runners. Nationally registered track team is a multinational group of Olympic aspirants. Recreational group meets at White Plains High School for structured workouts. All are welcome.