New York City Marathon: Course Map + Tips

The pinnacle of the fall marathon season is here: the New York City Marathon! On Sunday, November 1, 50,000 runners will line up on Staten Island to start their race. The 26.2 mile journey will pass through each of New York City's five boroughs. Non-New Yorkers can rejoice: this will be the one time you don't get lost in the Big Apple. Facts to Help You Plan Your Race … [Read more...]

How to Trail Run in 3 Easy Steps

Growing tired of the asphalt? Head to the trails! Trail running offers an amazing alternative to city sidewalks and busy intersections. It's got nature, dirt, and a laid-back community of runners. Like road-racing, you'll find races of all distances, from 5K to 100K (and longer!). The best thing about trail running is that going your own pace is encouraged.  Your splits … [Read more...]

Midseason Slump? CoachUp to the Rescue!

You started this season with big goals. Place top three. Be your team's top scorer. Lead in rushing yards. Not quite on track towards hitting those goals? Private coaching can help. CoachUp, an online platform and app that connects athletes to private coaches, makes it easy to hone that extra technique, that extra speed, that extra confidence you need to reach your … [Read more...]

Janji’s Partnership With City Sports!

Growing up in Boston, you learn first-hand that running is a big deal. Marathon Monday is a city-wide holiday. At sunrise and sunset, thousands of runners traipse along the Charles. Time is told by the footprints of runners in the dirt and sand and snow along the rivers, parks, trails, and reservoirs of the city. New Balance, Saucony, Reebok, and Puma all call Boston home. … [Read more...]

Best Running Routes – NYC

Author: Elizabeth deSimas Schuellein, Store Manager, City Sports 48th Street, NYC Central Park Central Park is accessible from the Upper East and West sides of Manhattan. We use the park on each of our Run Club evenings here at 48th Street! Its flexibility is amazing. You can run a 3 mile loop, 5 miles or keep chugging for 18. The run to and from the store via 6th Avenue … [Read more...]