Volume 78 - Number 47 / April 29 - May 5 , 2009
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933

Saunterers are set to kick off

Shorewalkers will hold its 24th annual Great Saunter, a 32-mile walk clockwise around the edge of Manhattan Island on Saturday morning May 2. The event starts at 7:30 a.m. at Fulton and South Sts. at the South St. Seaport and ends there about 12 hours later.

Walkers may also join at various points along the route, including at a 9:45 a.m. press conference at the Circle Line Pier at W. 42nd St. at 12th Ave.; at 11 a.m. at the bus stop in Riverbank State Park near the park’s north end atop the water-treatment plant at W. 145th St.; at 1 p.m. at the flagpole in Inwood Park at Manhattan Island’s northern end; and at 4 p.m. in Carl Schurz Park on the East River Promenade at the park’s south end at E. 84th St.

The finishers will congregate after 7 p.m. at Heartland Brewery at Fulton and South Sts.

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