Runners hit the streets for the annual Fifth Avenue Mile in Manhattan

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Monday, September 14, 2015

NEW YORK (WABC) -- On Sunday, runners hit the streets in Manhattan for the annual Fifth Avenue Mile.

The race took runners down 20 blocks on the Upper East Side.

A stretch of 5th Avenue opened to runners of all ages and abilities who wanted to run their best mile in New York City.

Special races included a youth mile, the George Sheehan Memorial Mile for runners age 60 and over, the NYRR Road Mile Championships, and Olympic-caliber professional men's and women's races.

The race was broadcast live on ABC7.

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And in less than two months, runners from around the world will race through the streets of New York City for the TCS New York City Marathon.