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Joe Kleinerman Classic 10K

Saturday January 8th, 2022
Central Park, NY
Distance: 10K

Make good on your New Year’s running resolution by taking part in the Joe Kleinerman 10K! Kleinerman, a founding member of NYRR, the longtime coach of the Millrose Athletic Association, and a beloved NYRR employee until his death in 2003 at age 91, was a true competitor. Take on the challenge of this chilly 10K through beautiful Central Park.

The course is slightly more than one lap of Central Park’s six-mile loop.

Mile 1: Start on East Drive just south of the 102nd Street Transverse and head north around the northern end of the park through the Harlem Hills, then south on West Drive.

Mile 2: Continue through a series of three rolling hills as you pass the Reservoir on your left.

Mile 3: Enjoy a welcome downhill, followed by a flat section.

Mile 4: Pass the 72nd Street Transverse and climb a small hill to the TCS New York City Marathon finish line. Continue south around the bottom of the park and onto East Drive.

Mile 5: Pass the 72nd Street Transverse and continue north. Ascend Cat Hill and pass the Metropolitan Museum of Art on your right.

Mile 6: Pass Engineers' Gate (East 90th Street) and continue north. Shortly after the six-mile mark, turn left onto the 102nd Street Transverse and continue to the finish.

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Race Date: 01/08/2022 Distance: 10k
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 33:47 Max Jaffe 20 New York, NY
2nd Male 34:42 Gyullermo Pineda Morales 49 Ridgewood, NY
3rd Male 34:48 Micah Polansky 40 Brooklyn, NY
4th Male 34:49 Daniel Weiss 30 New York, NY
Female 37:22 Marie Ange Brumelot 28 France
2nd Female 37:38 Abigail Shoemaker 22 New York, NY
3rd Female 38:38 Anisa Arsenault 29 New York, NY
4th Female 38:58 Jennifer Dimascio Donohue 26 New York, NY
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 34:42 Gyullermo Pineda Morales 49 Ridgewood, NY
M 50-59 38:34 Yi Wan 52 Elmhurst, NY
M 60-69 37:59 Joe Kelly 62 Katonah, NY
M 70+ 53:38 Roberto Rodriguez 72 DOM
F 40-49 41:20 Alli Widman 40 New York, NY
F 50-59 39:01 Fiona Bayly 54 New York, NY
F 60-69 51:07 Lauren Strangio 60 Rockville Centre, NY
F 70+ 1:10:34 Jeanine Hartnett 71 New York, NY
Joe Kleinerman Classic 10K

A Great Day to Honor Joe K

Bracing temps and a dusting of snow greeted runners at the NYRR Joe Kleinerman 10K, the first New York Road Runners race of 2017 and an opportunity to make good on a promise to #ResolveToRunin the new year.

Joe Kleinerman, a founding member of NYRR who passed away in 2003 at age 91, was a dedicated runner and longtime coach of Millrose Athletic Association. Everyone who ran today kept Kleinerman’s spirit alive with their 6.2 miles in Central Park, as $1 of each entry fee went to a scholarship fund in Kleinerman’s name.

Teshome Mekonen was way out in front as the men’s champion in a time of 30:23, followed by Panuel Mkungo in second place (31:03) and Eric Ojeda in third (31:38). Among the women, Kate Pallardy of the Central Park Track Club New Balance also had a sizable win; her time of 35:31 bested runner-up Belaynesh Fikadu (36:06) and third-place Caroline Lefrak (36:14).

New York Road Runners invites you to #ResolveToRunwith us throughout the winter racing season! Join us at an upcoming race,or check out our great training programsand free youth running programsto get your whole family fit in the new year.

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