The Health Committee of The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce is proud to annually host "The Harlem Miles" segment of the NYC Marathon as a part of The Chamber's "Healthy Eating & Healthy Living" campaign which is celebrated along the 42 blocks of the "Harlem Miles" which extends from 138th Street & 5th Avenue to 96th Street & Fifth Avenue. The Harlem Miles captures the many international sounds of Harlem at 5 musical stages located along the route at:
1) 135th Street & 5th Avenue - Gospel & Spiritual
2) 125th Street & 5th Avenue - R&B and Hip-Hop
3) 121st Street & Mount Morris Park West - "The Sounds of Harlem" - Jazz, Latin, Dance, Gospel, R&B, Blues, Caribbean & Rock
4)117th Street & 5th Avenue - Latin & Caribbean
5) 110th Street & Duke Ellington Circle - Jazz
The Harlem Miles is the culmination of Harlem Marathon Week welcoming and saluting the world's greatest marathon with a seven day tribute beginning on the Monday prior to the NYC Marathon featuring unique shopping, dining at selected Harlem restaurants, open houses at historic, cultural, religious institutions and museums.