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2023 Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure

Sunday, September 10, 2023

7:30 AM | Race Day Registration & Check-In Opens

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Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell

New York NY

Do I get a t-shirt?

All registered participants will receive an event t-shirt. The shirts for survivors and those living with metastatic breast cancer will be in special colors to recognize their role in our event.

Register by 11:59 p.m. Central on Sunday, August 13th to receive your t-shirt before event day!

How will I get my t-shirt?

We are now mailing all t-shirts directly to all participants. Register early to guarantee you’ll receive your t-shirt before event day!

In order to receive your shirt in time for Race day*, you must register by Sunday, August 13, 2023 at 11:59pm Central. Participants who register after Sunday, August 13, 2023 will receive your shirt(s) by mail after the event.

*Shirts are being mailed via USPS. As with any shipping provider, delays may occur.

Please note: there will be no t-shirts available for pick up either pre-event or on event day. Thank you for your commitment to Susan G. Komen and our efforts to simplify our t-shirt process.

Why are all t-shirts being mailed this year?

Mailing all shirts guarantees you will get the size you requested. Additionally, the new program will cut down on waste and will allow for cost savings, ensuring more of your fundraising dollars are directed to Komen’s lifesaving mission.

Race for the Cure® Event Day Schedule

7:30 am | Check-in and on-site registration opens
Be sure to sign in and pick up your commemorative Komen Wrap for Opening Ceremony. On-site registration is cashless.

7:30 am | Event site opens
Explore our four pillar tents, visit the “We Remember” tent, meet our valued sponsors and more

8:15 am | Survivors and those living with Metastatic Breast Cancer meet at Hope Village
Don’t miss your opportunity to be in our group photo and get ready for Opening Ceremony

8:45 am | Opening Ceremony
Honor Survivors as they walk down the Pathway of Hope, celebrate our top fundraisers, and listen to inspiring stories of resilience. Special Guest Hosts: Jenna DeAngelis and Natalie Duddridge of CBS New York.

9:00 am | Race begins
Gather your team and take action

Event Day Tools

  • Back Sign - Get ready for this weekend by printing and filling in your In Celebration / In Memory back sign now.
  • ONE Community Photo Wall - Share your event day photos on social with #ONEKomen and #RacefortheCURE to add your photos to the wall!

This event is a celebration of the strength and resilience of survivors and all people living with metastatic breast cancer. We honor these members of our community at:

Hope Village Tent | Sunday, September 10th | 8-10 am
Survivors and those living with metastatic breast cancer, along with a guest, are invited to spend time in the Hope Village Tent where they can fellowship with other survivors, enjoy snacks and exclusive goodies.

Pathway of Hope/Survivor Parade | Sunday, September 10th | 8:45 am
All survivors and those living with metastatic breast cancer will walk, united, into our Opening Ceremony

Your Event T-shirt
All registered breast cancer survivors and those living with metastatic breast cancer will receive a special event shirt to recognize your special place in our event. To guarantee your shirt arrives in time for you to wear it on event morning, you must register by Sunday, August 13, 2023 at 11:59pm CT.

How long is the Race?
The 2023 Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure will be approximately 3.1 miles in length and you are welcome to run or walk.

Are strollers allowed at the event?
Yes! We encourage participants of all ages to join us on event day!

Can I bring my dog(s) to the event?
Yes! Dogs are allowed to join us on the course and in the event area. Please keep your pet(s) leashed at all times for the safety of your pet and other event participants.


Click here to view the Event site map.
Click here to view the Walk Route map.

Getting to the Event and Parking

Greater NYC Race for the Cure is in Central Park at the Naumburg Bandshell Enter at W 72nd St (Central Park West & W 72nd St) – ADA Accessible

• C train – to 72nd
• 1, 2 or 3 to 72nd
• 1 train to 79th
• W72nd – 1 min walk

• BXM2 – West Midtown Penn Sta-34 St Via Kappock St
• M5 – Limited Washington Heights GW Bridge
• M72 – East Side York Av Crosstown
• M10 – Harlem 159 St Via 8 Ave
• M7 – 14 St Via Columbus Via 7 Ave
• M11 – West Village Abingdon Sq Via 9 Ave

• W 72nd St/Central Pk W – 1 min walk
• Columbus Av/W 72nd St – 4 min walk

• 15 W 72nd St Garage – 15 W 72nd St
• Champion Parking 70 LLC – 155 W 70th St
• 80 Central Park – 15 W 68th St
• Icon Parking – 143-159 W 68th St
• SP+ Parking – 60 W 66th St
• Icon Parking – 20 W 64th St
• *many more garages available

Please note: Do not enter from 5th Ave side as The New York Road Runners 5th Ave Mile will have entrances blocked from E60th St to E80th St.

For people with cancer or those with compromised immune systems, the CDC and NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network) still recommends wearing a mask, social distancing, washing your hands, avoiding crowds, and other preventive measures.

On Sunday, September 10, 2023, we will race for the people who can't: For those too weakened by treatment to join. For those who are suffering. For those we have lost. Together we will fight back against breast cancer.