Saturday, August 23

Percy Sutton Harlem 5k Run & NYC Health Walk Saluting the 50th Anniversary of The 1964 Civil Rights Act

Thousands of participants from all over NYC, the tri-state region, nationally and internationally participate in the Annual Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run & NYC Health Walk Saluting the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Honoring the NAACP in bringing about this legislation and slain civil rights heroes James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner.

Event Registration:  6:00 am/ Run Start Time: 8:30 am  / Walk Start Time: 9:30 am

Location: 135th Street & St. Nicholas Ave

Admission:  Registration Required

Register for the run here

Register for the walk here

Other HARLEM WEEK Health Events

Saturday, August 16

“Harlem Honey & Bears”

Senior citizens as well as the entire family, enjoy swimming and exercises demonstrations.

Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Hansborough Recreation Center – W 135th Street/between Malcolm X Blvd & Fifth Avenue

Admission:  Free

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Sunday, August 17

The NY City Health Village

“The Village within Our Village” features exhibits from hospitals, health centers, health service providers, doctors, holistic practitioners, acupuncturists, dentists and others.  Free health testing is provided on site as well as information on health plans, health insurance, nutrition, holistic medicine, exercise, Healthy Eating & Healthy Living.

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location:  Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion between 136th Street and 137th Street and Malcolm X Blvd.
Admission:  Free

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