2011 Empire State Building Run-Up

New York Road Runners | 34th Annual Empire State Building Run-Up

¿ What’s that ?
The Empire State Building Run-Up is a foot race from ground level to the 86th-floor observation deck that has been held annually since 1978. Its participants are referred to both as runners and as climbers, and are often tower running enthusiasts. The race covers a vertical distance of 1,050 feet (320 m) and takes in 1,576 steps. The record time is 9 minutes and 33 seconds, achieved by Australian professional cyclist Paul Crake in 2003, at a climbing rate of 6,593 ft (2,010 m) per hour.

Note: this is an invitational race, with selections based on athletic ability and background.

¿ When ?
Tuestday Feb, 1

Watch the video below.

site | http://www.nyrr.org/


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