2021 Harlem 5K Run honoring Mayor David Dinkins
To the City College Community:
The City College of New York in support of the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, Harlem Week and the New York Road Runners (NYRR), invites faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate in the 2021 Harlem 5K Run honoring Mayor David Dinkins.
This year’s event offers two options to participate: a free Virtual Run and a paid limited capacity in-person run. Please note that there is no team sponsorship for the paid in-person option this year.
However, you may use the following codes that offer a discount:
RUN Code: CZZHarlemRun2021
WALK Code: CZZHarlemWalk2021
The Virtual 5K Run can be done anywhere at your convenience during the race window of August 7 – August 15, 2021 using Strava. Those interested in participating in the Virtual Run, please visit the NYRR Virtual event page to register. You can also find more information on completing the Virtual 5K using Strava by visiting the NYRR Volvo Virtual Racing page.
The in-person Run will take place on Saturday August 14, 2021 at 8:00 AM (runners will start on Edgecombe Ave and 136th Street) and will include additional events such as the Family Health Walk and the Children’s Run. For more information about this option, please visit the NYRR Event page for details and pricing.
The 2021 Harlem 5K Run honors the life and contributions of Mayor David Dinkins, the 106th mayor of New York City from 1990 to 1993 and the first African American to hold that position. Mayor Dinkins died in November 2020 at the age of 93.
The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce has worked tirelessly to mitigate the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on our community. In concert with generous individuals, and renowned organizations and institutions, the Chamber has been able to provide much needed support and services to the residents, businesses and community-based organizations of Upper Manhattan. If you would like to be a part of this important work, please consider contributing to Support Harlem Now.
For information on the full listing of Harlem Week 2021 events, please visit the Harlem Week website.
We look forward to another exciting event and thank you in advance for your participation and support.