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NYCRUNS Building Brooklyn 5K

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Get a team of colleagues together and help build the Brooklyn community. Run or Walk around Prospect Park and raise funds for non-profits and local causes. With a DJ at the end and local food stalls, this is a great event to create some athletic camaraderie.

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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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Tickets available until Sun Jun 07 2020

What's included:

  • Water stations
  • Post-race spread: local bagels, fresh fruit, Brooklyn food trucks
  • Group yoga
  • Live DJ
  • Finish-line photos and videos
  • Race timing
  • Finishing satisfaction


  • 5K:

  • 1st/2nd/3rd Overall Men and Women

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

  • Team Awards: Non-Profit; Small Business; Corporate; Government; Independent Contractor.

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Route description
Route description

Starting by the entrance to Wellhouse Drive, the course heads around Prospect Park, before finishing by the Oriental Pavilion.

Logistics and schedule

If you are registering a team, you can register 5-25 people. Teams of 2-4 should do individual signup.

Please note that there will be no race packet pick-up before raceday. Team captains are responsible for making sure their team's packets have all been collected in good time.

Tuesday 9th June:

  • 16:00 - Raceday packet pick-up opens
  • 18:00 - Raceday packet pick-up closes
  • 19:00 - Race begins
  • 20:02 - Cut-off time for 5k

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.

How to get there

Prospect Park Well House, 200 Well House Dr, Brooklyn, NY 11218, USA

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Location: Prospect Park, Wellhouse Drive, Brooklyn, NY

There is limited parking available, so it is advised that you take public transport. By Subway, take the 1 train to 103rd or 110th Street.

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
Is there a cut-off time?
5k: within 1hr2mins (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.
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7:00pm Tue 9th Jun 2020
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7:00pm Tue 9th Jun 2020
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