The 1.58-mile track had errosion and drainage issues, the Central Park Conservancy said.
Renovations are on the way to Central Park, Riverside Park and several playgrounds.
The speed limit will drop by 5 mph, with added signage at major intersections to improve park safety.
The track will be restored over the summer and fall but remain open to runners.
The Central Park Conservancy organized the events in honor of Women's History Month.
The free exhibit looks at the history and biology of watersheds in the park.
The former mayor first closed the Central Park street to traffic in 1966.
The Central Park Conservancy unveiled renovation plans at a CB8 meeting.
The Central Park Conservancy will make a presentation to Community Board 8 on the project next week.
The limb fell at West 86th St. and Central Park West on Tuesday afternoon.
The Park's West Side playgrounds are an estimated 15-minute trek to the closest bathroom.
The class features outdoor cardio, strength and yoga-inspired training in Central Park.
Save your money for vacations and enjoy a full roster of free events in the neighborhood.
The project is part of a multi-million dollar renovation at the park.
Upper East Side owners said recently that they're getting ticketed too much in Central Park.
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