Brooklyn Pride LGBTQIA+ 5K Run
June 10, 2017Start time: 10:00 AM
Bartel Pritchard Square
Show your pride and be a part of Brooklyn Pride’s 21st Anniversary by joining the LGBTQIA+ 5K Run! The race follows a 5 kilometer route through scenic and historic Prospect Park. A portion of the revenue generated will be donated to Cheer New York.
Cheer New York is an all-volunteer non-profit cheerleading squad, made up of LGBT adults and straight allies. Their mission is to support the fight against AIDS and other life-challenging conditions by raising money for local charities through their “Cheer for Life” fund.
The race directors are working to make this years run the best in Brooklyn Pride’s 21 year history! Every runner will receive a Brooklyn Pride Run tech t-shirt and a custom engraved Brooklyn Pride Run finisher’s medal. There will also be prizes for the top overall and age group finishers (19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+).
The race is co-sponsored by Brooklyn Pride and Front Runners New York. Brooklyn Pride is one of the largest and most prominent organizations serving Brooklyn’s LGBTQIA+ community. Be sure to check out all the other festivities during Brooklyn Pride Week!
Front Runners New York is an LGBT running club with organized long runs, speed training, multisport workouts, socials events, and much, much more. The club is a supportive community for athletes of all ability levels and interest. Everyone is welcome to join fun runs on Wednesday night and Saturday morning in Manhattan and Tuesday night in Brooklyn.
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Course Info: The course is a beautiful run over the rolling hills of Prospect Park, Brooklyn. The race will begin approximately ¼ mile inside the entrance to the park at Bartel-Pritchard Square, which is at the corner of Prospect Park West and 15th Street. Runners will follow the park’s main loop drive, completing a 5 kilometer lap of the park, to finish near the starting point. There will be mile markers along the course. Water will be available at the half-way mark and at the finish. There will be bag drop on race day.
Directions by Subway: Take the F train to the 15th Street-Prospect Park stop and walk east to the start. Please check the MTA website for details at mta.info.
Fees: $35.00 through May 1st, $40.00 until race day, and $50.00 on race day, if available. This race has sold out the last three years, so register early!
Packet Pickup: Runners will be able to pick up race packets, which include tech t-shirt and bib with timing chip, prior to race day at Out of the Closet in the Boerum Hill section of Brooklyn, minutes from Atlantic Avenue Terminal and Barclay’s Center (475 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, NY 11217) Pre-Race packet pickup will be on Thursday, June 8th from 4pm until 8pm and Friday, June 9th from 4pm until 9pm. Runners can pick up race packets for their friends and family. Runners will be able to pick up only shirt and bib on race day from 8:30-9:30 AM inside the park, just beyond the entrance at Bartel-Pritchard Square. We strongly encourage runners to pick up race packets before race day as desired t-shirt size may not be available on race day.
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