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New York City Is About to Get Its Second Treadmill Gym

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Treadmills, treadmills, everywhere. New York City was all atwitter about the treadmill trend when Mile High Run Club debuted last fall in Noho (and gyms like Equinox had been offering treadmill classes like Precision Running prior to that), and this week marks the debut of The Run, a running gym founded by world-class athlete John Henwood.

The 3,300-square-foot gym is outfitted with 20 Technogym treadmills and offers a huge range of classes, from those tailored to helping clients complete their first successive miles to two-hour endurance runs.

Everyone will get started by setting up an account that includes their average running pace and fitness goals; based on this information, the treadmill will automatically set speeds and grades during classes to make sure each person is getting their best individualized workout, despite being in a group setting (it also keeps track of your progress, too).

"The Run's philosophy is to create a place where athletes of all abilities, can experience a personally tailored and effective running workout together," Henwood said in a release.

Just like MHRC, individual classes here are $34 each, but first-time clients can try out a class for just $20—and if you go during opening week, you'll automatically be entered to win one of the five-class packs that they're giving away daily.

The Run

24 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA