Empire State Building Run Up
The world’s first and most famous tower race—challenges runners from around the globe to race up its famed 86 flights—1,576 stairs. While visitors can reach the building’s Observatory via elevator in under a minute, the fastest runners cover the 86 floors in about 10 minutes.
Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following NYCRUNS events.
Participate in Running Research
Receive 2 FREE months of run training from our friends at RunDot
Participants receive 2 FREE months of run training.
The RunDot Project is a research initiative that helps RunDot quantify and enhance the performance gains that RunDot's Optimized Training delivers over training alternatives.
Learn more and apply using the button below.
Find your running pace and splits, and learn if you can outrun dangerous animals with the RunGuides run pace calculator.