Lottery Registration for the 40th Annual Empire State Building Run-Up Presented by Marmot Opens October 24, 2016
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. today announced that lottery registration for the 2017 Empire State Building Run-Up (ESBRU) Presented by Marmot will open on Monday, October 24, 2016 , at 12:00 p.m. ET and close on Sunday, November 27, 2016 , at 11:59 p.m. ET .
Thousands of runners from around the world will enter – all vying for a chance to race up the Empire State Building’s 86 flights and 1,576 stairs. Interested runners should register online athttp://www.nycruns.com/esb . Race entry is $125 per applicant, and will only be charged once the applicant is informed of his or her selection as a participant. Runners who have applied to climb will be notified of their race status via email on November 30, 2016 .
“The Empire State Building is the birthplace of tower running and is the model for stairclimbing races throughout the world,” said Anthony E. Malkin , Chairman, and CEO of ESRT. “As we approach our 40th year, we’re excited to continue this legacy of bucket-list competition.”
Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) is the official charity partner of the ESBRU with a designated heat in the race for challenged athletes. CAF is a world leader in helping people with physical challenges gain universal access to physical activity and sport through global grant distributions, camps, clinics, mentoring and motivation.
Bulova is the official timekeeper of the race, providing the male and female first place winners of the elite heat with Bulova watches.
The event is produced by NYCRUNS, the largest running event management company in the New YorkMetropolitan Area.