Running in New York City, made up of 5 boroughs, is an opportunity to discover the achievements of a resolutely modern and frenetic urbanism. From the skyscrapers of Manhattan to the "brownstones", the typical dwellings of Brooklyn, run through the Big Apple with us!
A major international financial centre, the third most populous city on the American continent, the seat of the UN... New York collects titles and its fame is indisputable. It attracts 50 million visitors annually. As a result, running around there can be very rewarding, both culturally and emotionally. Did you know that Times Square is nicknamed "The Crossroads of the World"? It is one of the most popular intersections in the world. The Broadway theatre district is the entertainment hub of the entire country and a major centre of the global entertainment industry. Its five neighbourhoods are multi-faceted and can be explored on the run or on foot. New York is a coastal city, with Brooklyn and Queens both located on Long Island, where you'll find a pleasant waterfront. Contrary to popular belief, there is a great deal of biodiversity in New York in the parks, the Hudson River and the various wetlands in the bay. There are hundreds of species of birds, and dozens of mammals, reptiles and amphibians. As well as 3,000 species of plants ! During your run, you may come across a snow goose or an ibis. And since, despite its reputation as an "urban jungle", New York is full of parks and natural areas, you will surely come across its famous squirrels or its discreet raccoons! 27% of the city's total surface area is in fact occupied by green spaces, including the famous Central Park.
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