We do not offer any specific programs. Mercury Masters is a very loosely organized group of motivated, energetic women with a common passion for fitness, friendship, and fun. Mercury Masters welcomes women of all levels of fitness, from walkers to runners. It provides the support to help women achieve their personal goals.

Our members usually meet during the weekend races organized by New York Road Runners. Some women race (as you can see from our web site, we have gained various first, second, third place rankings over the years), others run/jog, walk, or cheer.

We do not have regular group runs or workouts due to the many different running or walking pace levels of the team members. The New York area offers a multitude of training methods and classes. We want everyone to have the possibilities to choose what fits best for them. NYRR alone offers a large array of classes. Check out their resources to take your running to the next level.

Consult our “Links” section for additional sources.

Teammates like to arrange runs, walks, etc. with other members usually on weekends, preferably in Central Park. These they announce via group emails.

We meet up and do the races together. As you get to know members, you will make individual arrangements.


We do have one steady Group Run:

Thursdays, between 1:30 PM – about 5:00 PM

Meet inside Engineers’ Gate, near 5th Ave. & E. 90th St.

Join Diana DiMeo and Phyllis Giarro for various runs in Central Park, length to be determined by the group. Pace is usually 10:00 to 12:00 minutes per mile. Afterwards frequently dinner in the neighborhood.

Meet at Engineers’ Gate, near 5th Ave. & E. 90th St. or contact Diana on her cell: 917-975-4704


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TCS New York City Marathon Training Series 18M, 09-16-2018, 7:00am

Photos by Larry Sillen

Team Cindy 5K Run for Research, 09-15-2018, 9:00am

Photos by Larry Sillen

New Balance 5th Avenue Mile, 09-09-2018, 7:30am

Photos by Gameface Media, Larry Sillen

Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run, 08-25-2018, 8:30am

Photos by Elyse Burden, Larry Sillen

France Run 8K, 08-19-2018, 8:00am

Photos by Larry Sillen

TCS New York City Marathon Training Series 15M, 08-12-2018, 7:00am

Photos by Diana DiMeo, Larry Sillen

NYRR NYC Running Club Fair, 08-03-2018, 4:00-8:00pm

Photos by Christa E. Hartmann, Susan Siderman

NYRR Team Championships 5M, 07-28-2018

Photos by Peter Ciaccia, Susan O'Dell, Larry Sillen

Achilles Hope & Possibility 4M, 06-24-2018

Photos by Elyse Burden, Larry Sillen

Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run 5M, 06-23-2018

Photos by Larry Sillen

NYRR New York Mini 10K, 06-09-2018

Photos by NYRR, Gameface Meda

NYRR Gridiron 4M, 02-04-2018

Photos by NYRR, Larry Sillen

NYRR Club Night, 02-01-2018

Photos by NYRR, Larry Sillen

NYRR Team Championships – Women 5M, 08-05-2017

Photos by Marvis Andrews, Larry Sillen