Central Park, New York, United States
Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network, announced that ADAPT will participate in their 7th consecutive Achilles Hope and Possibility race, hosted by New York Road Runners and Achilles International in Central Park.
FOX 5 News Anchors Steve Lacy & Dari Alexander are this year’s ADAPT Team Captains. The ADAPT team regularly has nearly 200 participants, representing families, individuals and supporters with varying disabilities. This race is the only race in New York City open to people of all abilities. There are 7,500 overall participants in the race.
ADAPT Community Network (formerly UCP of NYC) is the leading not-for-profit agency and a pioneer in providing programs and services that improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.
This race in Central Park brings together athletes with disabilities and able-bodied athletes. Run four miles with New York Road Runners and earn your finisher medal, all while supporting the mission of Achilles International: “To enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream running events in order to promote personal achievement.” This event offers kids’ races as well, open to young athletes with disabilities as well as able-bodied youth runners.More info Back to calendar