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Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon

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This is a great opportunity to take part in a truly worldclass marathon with a hometown feel. Join thousands of runners in either the Half or Full Marathon, and explore Brooklyn's various neighborhoods. Celebrate after the race with a New York feast.

How to enter the Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon

  1. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
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  2. Marathon

    Run 26.2mi
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Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon routes

The course starts on the Eastern Parkway by the Brooklyn Museum. The route takes you through the streets of Brooklyn's neighborhoods, including Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, Windsor Terrace and Kensington. The race finishes in Prospect Park.

The full marathon follows the same course as the half marathon, but does 5 laps of Prospect Park.

There will be aid stations and restrooms approximately every 1.5 miles. Medical support will be provided throughout.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Water and gatorade stations
  • Finisher's race t-shirt
  • Finisher's medal
  • Post-race spread: local bagels, fresh fruit
  • Live DJ music
  • Live race-tracking
  • Finish-line photos and videos
  • Race timing
  • Finishing satisfaction


  • Entry with a guest to post-race area, including tables, chairs, food and drinks
  • VIP-only giveaway
  • Race packet and bib mailed to you in advance
  • Name printed on your bib
  • Guaranteed entry for 2021 Brooklyn Marathon and Half Marathon
  • Price = $100 extra
  • Limited spots


  • Both races: 1st/2nd/3rd Men and Women overall
  • Half Marathon: 1st/2nd/3rd Age-group: 19 and under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+
  • Marathon: 1st/2nd/3rd Age-group: 19 and under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+
Raceday Logistics

You must register in advance of the day. Collect your race bib, and any merchandise at the City Point Expo, at BKLYN Studios in downtown Brooklyn.

Expo Times:

  • Thursday 17th October: 10am-8pm
  • Friday 18th October: 10am-6pm

Saturday 19th October:

  • 07:00 - Marathon and Half Marathon Starts
  • 11:30 - Cut-off for Half Marathon
  • 13:35 - Cut-off for Full Marathon

If you volunteer at an NYC run, you will get $50 in race credit for any future event. Alternatively, $25 will be donated to a charity of your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I sign-up on the day?
For this event, there is no registration on raceday. You can purchase entry at the expo at an extra cost of $15-20.
What are the age restrictions?
Half Marathon: Participants must be aged 16 or over Marathon: Participants must be aged 18 or over
Is there a cut-off time?
Half Marathon: within 4hr30mins (20 mins per mile) Marathon: within 6hr35mins (15 mins per mile) If you are slower than this pace, there will no longer be aid stations and on-course amenities provided, and you may be asked to stop.
Where can I leave my bags?
There will be a bag check area provided in the Park, near the start line.
Are there toilets?
Yes, there will be toilets provided.
Where can I find my results?
Your results will be emailed to you, and the full results will be posted on the event organiser's website. You will also be able to view your finishing line photos and videos.
Are dogs or strollers allowed?
No, dogs and strollers are not permitted on the course.
Can I wear headphones?
It is not permitted to wear headphones during the race. If you desperately want to listen to music, you are allowed to wear one earbud in. If you are seen wearing both earbuds or headphones, you may be disqualified.

Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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There are now over 24 running events organised by NYC runs, with thousands of participants. The biggest events in their calendar are the Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon and the Newport Half Marathon. With professional timing, accurately-measured courses, and a world-class medical team, these events are brilliantly organised. The post-race festivals guarantee that athletes will have the best possible experience.



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