Join us for the ultimate women’s half marathon!

13.1 miles of fun, fitness
and camaraderie.


Race Day Festival

Celebrate with friends and family and enjoy a live band, free samples, fun activities, awards ceremony, exciting raffles and more!

2024 Race Host

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Race Weekend Perks

Join us at
Nordstrom NYC!

All weekend long, Nordstrom NYC will be celebrating YOU with exciting offers and experiences exclusive to runners of the REAL SIMPLE Women’s Half Marathon. Just show your race bib to receive all the perks!

Don’t miss the

Enjoy drink specials and a meet-and-greet with REAL SIMPLE’s Editor-in-Chief, Lauren Iannotti (4:30 – 5:30pm)

Course Strategy and Women Run the World Panel

Thursday, April 25th | 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Course Strategy

REAL SIMPLE Features Editor, Melissa Matthews, will moderate a Course Strategy session and Q&A with two NYRR coaches to get you race-ready.
*In-person event is sold out.

Women Run the World Panel

Immediately following, REAL SIMPLE’s Editor in Chief, Lauren Ianotti will host a panel of influential female runners for some race day inspiration.


Emily Abbate

Host of Hurdle

Tammy Salazar-Andurand

Running Coach and Founder
of Women Make Moves

Kim Yee

Nike Running Community Coach and a co-captain for
Old Man Run Club

Sponsors & Partners


New York Road Runners

NYRR’s mission is to help and inspire people through running. Since 1958, New York Road Runners has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization. NYRR’s commitment to New York City’s five boroughs features races, virtual races, community events, free youth running initiatives and school programs, the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the New Balance Run Hub, and training resources that provide hundreds of thousands of people each year with the motivation, know-how, and opportunity to Run for Life. NYRR’s premier event is the TCS New York City Marathon. Held annually on the first Sunday in November, the race features a wide population of runners, from the world’s top professional athletes to a vast range of competitive, recreational, and charity runners. To learn more, visit


Food Bank for New York City

Driven by its mission to empower every New Yorker to achieve food security for good, Food Bank For New York City harnesses the collective power of its network of food providers, partners, and volunteers to activate the right resources, supports, and expertise across the five boroughs. Food Bank’s work with more than 800 soup kitchens, food pantries, and campus partners provides immediate and reliable access to food and nutrition education, while its economic empowerment programs give people the tools and know-how to improve their financial wellness. Community by community, Food Bank works with its supporters to make progress on a more hopeful, dignified, and equitable future for all.

To learn more about Food Bank’s impact or get involved, visit

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