NYC Sporting Events This Month - September 2018September 15, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Sometimes you just want to get out in the stands and cheer on your team. In New York City, you can do that! No matter what your preferred sport is (basketball, hockey, baseball, etc.), the City Guide calendar is filling in all the blanks. Don't miss a game this season, from college to the minor leagues all the way up to the pros.
5th Annual Caroline Fund 5K Run/Walk - St. Aloysius Church
September 15, 2018 - Caldwell
Come out to run or walk at the 5th Annual Caroline Fund 5K Race benefiting brain and spine tumor research on Saturday, September 15th at St. Aloysius Church, located at 219 Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell, NJ! This is a USA Track & Field Sanctioned race. Race registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the race will kick off at 9:00 a.m. The Caroline Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in support of brain and spine tumor research at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. In loving memory of Caroline Vandemark, 22, who lost her life to an aggressive form of brain cancer, glioblastoma, in 2013, the Caroline Fund uses Caroline’s positive energy to fight cancer and stands by the belief that positivity cures! Together, we can raise awareness and funds to conquer brain and spinal cancer. We remember those we have lost and we support those who are suffering. We will not go quietly, we will not back down. Join us in the fight to beat cancer! Interested in becoming a business sponsor? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 973-722-4736 for more information. To make a donation, please visit www.carolinefund.org or send a che... (read more)
The NY Adventure Club Field Day Olympics - Aviator Sports and Events Center
September 15, 2018 - Brooklyn
Join New York Adventure Club for our Field Day Olympics, which will pit co-ed teams head-to-head in a series of fun, athletic competitions inside Aviator Sports, New York City's largest sport and recreational complex. Once teams have stretched, applied the war paint, and given their final pep talks, the Opening Ceremonies of the NY Adventure Club Field Day Olympics will begin! The 6 vs 6 person games will include: Rock climbing — At 35 feet high, Aviator's rock climbing wall is among the tallest indoor walls in NYC Sit-up and pushup challenge Carnival round (ball-balancing race, tug of war, potato sack race, three-legged race, softball target challenge) Capture the Flag Bocce Ball Shuffleboard Dodgeball Gymnastics Relay Obstacle Course
NYC eBike & eSkate Festival NYEF - pin Velosolutions Pumptrack Brooklyn
September 15, 2018 - Brooklyn
NYEF is a pioneering and emerging eBike/eSkate Festival taking place in Williamsburg at: Velosolutions Pumptrack Brooklyn on Saturday September 15th from 11am-7pm! Filipacchi is hosting the event which is free and open to the public! ??DEMO RIDES ??FOOD ??DRINKS ??DJ by Dj Transaction ??Special eboarding presentations and a NIGHT RIDE with the guys from NYC Eboarding! All of the industries leading eboard, ebike and eMotorcycle brands will be participating! Our E-Village will feature: free demo rides, swag/giveaways, special discounts and more! Pop-Up shops include the following brands: Boosted Boards Evolve Skateboards USA Inboard Technology Zero Motorcycles Thousand Helmets Shredlights NYC Eboarding Filipacchi Showcasing: Enki Cycles LEIF Technologies BajaBoard and more! Night Ride Departure: 7pm!
TCS New York City Marathon Training Series 18M - New York Road Runners
September 16, 2018 - New York
The 2018 TCS New York City Marathon is within reach! This 18-miler is the third and final race of new TCS New York City Marathon Training Series, a new set of races designed support your training plan. All finishers will receive 9+1 credit for the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon.
Cruising the Cove - Hammonds Cove Marina
Through September 18, 2018 - Bronx
Cruising at the Cove is a family friendly car show held at Hammond’s Cove Marina in the Bronx (only 10 minutes from Queens). There is no admission fee for cars or people. Each date will be in honor of a different charity and a 50/50 will be held. No burn outs please. The next dates are the following: August 14, 2018 and September 18, 2018 each for a different charity. Tuesday August 14, 2018 starting at 5:30 PM is our next car show, but this is about more than cars. On this date we’re going to raise money for three year old Joe Joe, who is fighting leukemia. Any donation provided will help support this family with their living and medical expenses while they help little Joe Joe kick cancer in the butt and be one of the super heroes that he loves so much. Thank you so much and please keep this family in your prayers. We will have music provided by Johnny B., face painting for the children provided by Confetti Clowns, Several vendors including Dominick's Fine Cigars as well as Northeast Bronx Community Farmers Market Project, just to name a few. Please feel free to contact us at 718-863-5580 for further information. This is a great family night for the residents of Throggs N... (read more)
New York Rangers vs. Philadelphia Flyers - Madison Square Garden
September 19, 2018 - New York
The New York Rangers will play the Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden on September 19th, 2018.
Bryant Park’s Yoga Classes Will Be Giving Away Gaiam Mats in September - Bryant Park
September 20, 2018 - New York
There’s still time to salute the sun with Bryant Park’s hugely popular Tuesday morning and Thursday evening yoga classes. And with Thursday sessions in September, participants will be given the opportunity to take home Gaiam yoga mats. Ten brand new mats and a wellness basket from Gaiam will be raffled off at each of the five remaining Thursday classes, and all remaining mats will be given away on a first-come first-served basis after the season finale on Sept. 20. Bryant Park’s yoga classes, believed to be the largest regularly scheduled outdoor series of its kind in the world, are held Tuesday mornings on the Upper Terrace from 10 AM-11 AM, and Thursday evenings on the Lawn 6 PM-7PM. All classes are free and open to the public. The 2018 yoga season is made possible by the generosity of KeVita®, a leading manufacturer of fermented probiotic and kombucha beverages. A supporting sponsor, Gaiam, a yoga, fitness and wellness brand, donated 1,200 yoga mats for participants to use throughout the season. Both partners also participate in the Bryant Park Frequent Yogi loyalty program, rewarding returning attendees for their dedication. Bryant Park’s yoga classes draw thous... (read more)
BRYANT PARK KICKS OFF 16TH SEASON OF YOGA CLASSES MAY 24 - Bryant Park
Through September 20, 2018 - New York
Bryant Park’s yoga classes, believed to be the largest regularly scheduled outdoor series of its kind in the world, begin a new season Thursday, May 24. The twice-weekly classes will be held Tuesday mornings on the Upper Terrace 10 AM-11 AM, and Thursday evenings on the Lawn 6 PM-7PM. All classes are free and open to the public. The 2018 yoga season is made possible by the generosity of KeVita®, a leading manufacturer of fermented probiotic and kombucha beverages. A supporting sponsor, Gaiam, a yoga, fitness and wellness brand, will donate 1,200 yoga mats for participants to use throughout the season. Both partners will also participate in the Bryant Park Frequent Yogi loyalty program, rewarding returning attendees for their dedication. Bryant Park’s yoga classes draw thousands of participants throughout the warm weather months, making it one of the park’s most-attended activities. The Thursday evening class has drawn over 1,500 people during a single session. This year on select Tuesday mornings, Bryant Park introduces post-class yoga workshops on topics including self-care, meditation, and alignment with instructors from the Gaiam Wellness Studio, located in Lord & Taylor o... (read more)
ESL One New York powered by Intel - Barclays Center
Through September 30, 2018 - Brooklyn
ESL One New York powered by Intel®, East Coast's most prestigious esports competition, will return for the third time to Barclays Center on September 29-30, 2018. The event will feature gripping Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) gameplay with the world's eight best CS:GO teams, all battling for their share of a US $250,000 prize pool.
Kayaking - Brooklyn Bridge Park
Through September 30, 2018 - Brooklyn
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary.
NYRR Grete's Great Gallop (10K) - Central Park
October 06, 2018 - Manhattan
Celebrate the legacy of Grete Waitz with a run through Central Park. Race for a new 10K PR over the same ground where she won her five NYRR New York Mini 10K titles—setting road world records in 1979 and 1980—and where she ran the final miles of her nine New York City Marathon victories. Need some more pre-race inspiration? Read through this collection of Grete Waitz quotes, as the first-ever IAAF World Championships Marathon gold medalist shared her thoughts on racing, training, and more. Event hashtag: #GretesGreatGallop—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts! Live Results Live unofficial results are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org and in the NYRR app. Features include leaderboards, map tracking, and an individual runner search that can be shared on Facebook and Twitter. Tell your friends and family to follow your progress, and because the system works great on mobile devices, you can get unofficial results right after the race! AKTIV Against Cancer In 2007, Grete co-founded AKTIV Against Cancer (AKTIV) with Executive Director Helle Aanesen. The foundation works to ensure that physical activity will become an integral part of can... (read more)