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2014 Central Park Half Marathon Race Recap #nycruns

I arrived at my hotel The Hudson 6 am Friday morning. I thought to myself I would be able to do so much because the race was not until Sunday! I have never really gotten out to see much of NY before other than the time when I was born in the Bronx and 5 years ago when me and a friend came up to dance at Cheetahs.

Sadly I was too tiered to do any thing on Friday but pick up my bib, the day I arrived... so with not much sight-seeing accomplished I am disappointed, but decided to extend my stay till Tuesday..or maybe even till Wednesday noon in hopes I can get some more pics of all the cool places here in NYC.

Got lucky and  met  fitness coach  Kaseedeej at packet pickup!

I bought some new running shoes there, but most importantly I am an over pronator and these shoes Nike Lunar Eclipse 4 were matched for my running style via the lady that just did my gait analysis.

After packet pickup I went to my hotel to drop off my goodies then found a cool place to eat!

And bumped into these two be…

Running The Central Park Half Marathon Plus A Fun To Do List Around TheCity #nycruns

I am fighting with myself where I will stay..or rather where to get a hotel room. I was thinking close to the race, but then I would also like to get a beach front hotel room in NJ. There is so much I want to see  and do in NYC this weekend before and after my Central Park Half Marathon.  Here is an activity guide I made for myself. Fun stuff I actually would enjoy doing. Will I be able to do everything on this list in 3 days? I hope so, but most likely not!

1. Brooklyn Brewery tours

2. Battery Park

3. Statue of Liberty- The Statue of Liberty was a gift from the French people to the people of the United States as a symbol of the international friendship forged during the American Revolution.

4. Go see America's Got Talent

5. Ride on the Stanten Island Ferry

6. Visit St Patrick's Cathedral

7. Central Park - Central Park is the 843-acre masterpiece of landscape architecture designed in the 19th century by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux and designated New York City’s fir…