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NYCRUNS Brooklyn Ice Cream Social 5K & 10K

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Enjoy the last weekends of summer with this beautiful run around Prospect Park. With a 5k or 10k option, you can aim for a speedy PB or turn up for a pleasant cruise. Celebrate finishing with an Ice Cream and plenty of fun.

How to enter the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Ice Cream Social 5K & 10K

  1. 10K

    Run 10km
    $35–$50
    Event passed
  2. 5K

    Run 5km
    $35–$50
    Event passed

NYCRUNS Brooklyn Ice Cream Social 5K & 10K routes

5K runners do 1 lap of the park, and 10k runners do 2 laps. Don't worry, in the 10k you only have to do the hill once.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Water stations
  • Finisher's race t-shirt
  • Ice-cream
  • Post-race spread: local bagels, fresh fruit
  • Finish-line photos and videos
  • Race timing
  • Finishing satisfaction

Awards:

  • Both races: 1st/2nd/3rd Men and Women overall
  • 5K: 1st/2nd/3rd Age-group: 9 and under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+
  • 10K: 1st/2nd/3rd Age-group: 19 and under; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+
Raceday Logistics

You are advised to collect your race packet before raceday in order to avoid queues. When you register, there is an option to get your race bib mailed to you.

You can collect your race packet from a TBD location on the Friday before the race.

Saturday 22nd August:

  • 06:30 - Race packet pick-up opens at festival area on Center Drive
  • 08:00 - 10K race starts
  • 08:15 - 5K race starts
  • 09:17 - Cut-off time for 5K
  • 10:05 - Cut-off time for 10K
Volunteers

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?
If the event has not already sold out, tickets can be bought at an added cost of $10.
What are the age restrictions?
5k: Participants must be aged 6 or over 10k: Participants must be aged 12 or over
Is there a cut-off time?
5k: within 1hr2mins (20 mins per mile) 10k: within 2hr5mins (20 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.

NYCRUNS Brooklyn Ice Cream Social 5K & 10K weather forecast

Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day.

88°F
Predicted highs
72°F
Predicted lows
IconLight breeze possible, up to 7mph

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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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