New York - Hudson River and Midtown
Distance : 9km/5.6mi to the end of the highline (*12.2km/7.6mi to Times Square, map)
Elevation : flat
Direction : linear, from south to north
Parks/Pedestrian : 7km (ca 75%) (long route, ca 60%)
Urban constraints : low along the short route. New-yorker along the long route.
Start : Staten Island Ferry (As any urbirun route, you can start whereever you want. Watch for the route direction)
Finish 1 : Hudson Yards 9km
Finish 2 Times Square 12.2km
Public transportation : Start at Underground South Ferry Loop Station (line 1) or Whitehall st Station (line R) / Finish 1 : Hudson Yards Station/34th (line 7) / Finish 2 : Times Square/42th Station (lines S, 1 2 3, 7 7X, N Q R) or 42st/Bryant Park (lines B D F M)
Along this route, you'll discover the west side of Manhattan. Running along the Hudson river, you'll cross the Meatpacking district and Chelsea, follow along the Highline pedestrian promenade, and finish in the heart of New York city, Times Square.
*Alternative route : 9km to the end of the Highline or 12km to Times square (map)
NB : if unsure, please check the map and your position