Police Athletic League's 4th Annual PAL 5K Run/Walk will take place on November 11, 2018 in Manhattan's Riverside Park. You don't want to miss this amazing event featuring a live DJ, pre-race warm-up & stretch, a professional announcer, one-of-a-kind PAL event gear and just an amazing time with friends, family, neighbors, co-workers and other charitable individuals like yourself.
PAL is New York City's largest independent youth development not-for-profit organization.
PAL operates diverse programs from Head Start, Day Care and Universal Pre-K programs; to elementary and middle school after-school programs; and summer day camps and summer Playstreets. We run evening teen centers; and college readiness programs, as well as youth employment, juvenile justice programs. Competitive and recreational sports for children of all ages is a cornerstone of our youth development strategy.
Youth Development Philosophy
PAL’s philosophy is grounded in the belief that young people’s individual strengths and capabilities can guide them to mature, productive adulthoods with our encouragement and commitment. PAL’s activities are experiential opportunities for young people to expand their horizons and realize their full potential.