Street Closures Planned for New York City Triathlon

Closings will run from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday

Streets in Manhattan and the Bronx will be closed to vehicular traffic for the 15th Annual Panasonic New York City Triathlon on Sunday.

Some 4,000 athletes will swim part of the Hudson River, bike the Henry Hudson Parkway, and run in Central Park as part of the multi-stage competition. There's about a mile of swimming, 25 miles of biking and six miles of running involved.

The following streets will be closed to traffic starting at 4 a.m. They'll open again at 1 p.m.

For the biking portion: 

  • All northbound lanes on the Henry Hudson Parkway from 57th Street in Manhattan to Mosholu Parkway exit in the Bronx 
  • Mosholu Parkway to Gun Hill Road in the Bronx

For the running portion:

  • 72nd Street from Riverside Drive to Central Park West
  • Riverside Drive from 79th Street to 72nd Street

The swimming portion, which will take place in the Hudson River between W. 80th Street and W. 100th Street, won't affect any roadways.

To view the route map, click here. For more info about the course and aid stations that will provide hydration, click here.

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