Throughout the year, RIPA hosts over 200 free public events including tours, movie nights, waterfront activities, our annual Earth Day and Harvest Festivals and more. These family-friendly drop-in events play an integral role in helping Park visitors explore the Island’s varied points of interest. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully.

For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation or for event information please email [email protected].

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Run the River 5K

October 28, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance as we Run the River to protect and restore Randall’s Island’s beautiful shoreline and wetland areas which provide habitat for endangered species, improve water quality, and offer space to host environmental education programs.  Whether you’re an athlete in training or just want to enjoy the great outdoors, Run the River is open to runners and walkers of all ages and experience! Click here to register!

This exciting event features:

  • Scenic, certified 5K race course
  • Chip-timed race results
  • Children’s Fun Run (all participants receive a medal!)
  • Post-Race Party
  • Cash awards for top 5K finishers

Each runner will receive a race-day t-shirt and more.  On event day, registration begins at 8:30 AM and the race begins at 10:00 AM.


To become a sponsor or if you have questions, please contact Joseph Rosales at [email protected] or by phone at (212) 830-7775.


October 28, 2017
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Icahn Stadium