New For 2019 - Kind Of! Last year this was an evening 5K in Prospect Park, but you loved it so much, it's now our end of summer spectacular and what better way to end summer than with Ice Cream!
Join us in Prospect Park for either a 5K or a 10K. Gun it for a PR in the 5K or cruise to the finish in your 10K. Either way, there will be ice cream at the end. How about that!
You'll run almost 2 complete loops of the park (but you'll only run the hill once!) for the 10K and a little less than a loop for the 5K.
Bag check and toilets will be provided. Water will be available on the course, and ice cream (duh), fresh fruit and more will make up the usual great NYCRUNS post race spread to greet you at the finish line. The giveaway for this race will be a tech t-shirt*. Free finish line photos and video will be available on your results page within a week of the race.
*Sizes are guaranteed. In order to cut down on waste, we try not to overorder. If we don’t have your size at the race, email firstname.lastname@example.org within two days of the race and we’ll ship your shirt to you a few weeks later. Make sure to include the race name, your name, size and shipping address in the body of the email. Shipping to domestic US addresses only.
Pickup will be 2PM-8PM on Friday 8/23 at a location TBD. We very strongly encourage you to pick up your bib and shirt on Friday.
If you must pick up on raceday morning, you may do so starting at 6:30AM at the festival area on Center Drive. Given the distance from the festival area to the start line, we suggest you arrive no later than 7:00AM.
Bib mailing is available for this race for participants registered through 7/22. You must choose this option when registering and the bib must be mailed to the address you choose then. Shipping to domestic US addresses only. The cost is $15.00.
Note: Shirts will not be mailed. They will be available for pickup before or after the race.
See chart below. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Race day registration (if available) is cash or credit, no checks please. Register early to make things easier for us and cheaper for you!
|Until online registration closes||$40|
|Race Day (if available)||$50|
Results will be emailed (often during the race) and the full results will be posted on our results page after the race. Finish line photos and video will also be available on the results page several days after the event.
Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners overall in each race. Age group awards in the 5K will be awarded to the top three in each the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over. Age group awards in the 10K will be awarded to the top three in each of the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over.
Our awards policies are available here.
Want to race this one for free? Volunteer at any of these upcoming events and earn $50 in NYCRUNS race credit that never expires! Or in lieu of credit for yourself, you can have us donate $25 per shift to a cause partner of your choice. What’s this all about, anyway? Learn more about the volunteer program here.
The closest subway is the Q at Prospect Park. Note that it may be up to a 15 minute walk between packet pickup in the festival area and the race start areas so please plan accordingly.
Please check MTA Trip Planner for up to date and detailed mass transit directions and Google Maps for driving directions. Parking is limited at all of our events, we strongly encourage you to use mass transit.
The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies, unless you are signed up for the NYCRUNS Membership Program. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Strollers or dogs are not allowed in NYCRUNS races and you may be disqualified if earbuds or headphones hinder your awareness. You must remain on pace to finish within the time limit in order to receive course support and an official finish time. Please familiarize yourself with our complete policies and rules of competition.
As per the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017, any adult interacting with amateur athletes, defined as a child or minor under the age of 18 that participates in youth running programs or any events hosted or operated by NYCRUNS, has a duty to report a reasonable suspicion of sexual misconduct such as child sex abuse, non-consensual sexual conduct, sexual harassment or intimate relationships involving an imbalance of power within a 24- hour period to local law enforcement by calling the New York State Central Register at 800-635-1522. Participants found to be listed on a sex offender registry, convicted of a sex crime, or caught having, creating, or distributing child pornography will be immediately barred from all NYCRUNS events.