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The Verizon New York City Triathlon is held each year in central New York City. Our host hotel is located in Midtown Manhattan, with the race venue set across Riverside Park (on the Upper West Side) and Central Park. The event’s proximity makes is easily accessible by car, train or plane.



The 2021 Verizon New York City Triathlon’s NEW host hotel is the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, located on 53rd St. and 7th Avenue – just one block down from our typical host hotel.

2021 Room Block Details
The Sheraton New York Times Square is now accepting new reservations for the 2021 Verizon New York City Triathlon weekend. Registered participants are eligible for discounted room rates during race weekend using the link below.*

Those athletes who had already booked with our former host hotel, the New York Hilton Midtown, will have the same room rate honored at the Sheraton, but MUST put a credit card on file in order to confirm your reservation with the Sheraton team by calling: 888-627-7067

*New reservations must be made by July 9, 2021.

Early Bird Block Rates:

  • $259 per night.
  • The hotel will offer ONE NIGHT, non-refundable deposit early bird rate of $259.00 until May 11th, 2020 (or when sold out) for 2020 New York City Triathlon.
  • Check-in Dates: Friday 7/17-Sunday 7/19

Standard Block Rates:

  • $317 per night
  • Check-in Dates: Tuesday 7/14-Sunday 7/19


If you plan on flying into New York, you have three airport options: LaGuardia (LGA), JFK or Newark, NJ (EWR).

Taxi cab service is readily available from all airports. One-way fares to/from Midtown Manhattan can range from $40-60 each way (excluding tip). Travel times can range from 15 minutes to more than an hour, depending on traffic.

Road Closures

Northbound lanes of the West Side Highway from 56th Street to the Mosholu Parkway (5:30 AM – 1:30 PM)

Mosholu Parkway northbound to Gun Hill Road (5:30 AM – 1:30 PM)

West 96th Street from Central Park West to the West Side Highway (7:30 AM – 2:00 PM)


Following are recommended parking garages near transition:

Ultra Park, LLC 424 West End Ave. 81st St. b/w West End Ave & Broadway
Central Parking System 214 W. 80th St. 80th St. b/w Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway
Garage 254 W. 79th St. 79th St. b/w West End Ave. & Broadway
Garage 261 W. 77th St. 77th St. b/w Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway
Champion Parking 207 W. 76th St. 76th St. b/w Amsterdam Ave. & Broadway