A summer tradition returns as the Prospect Park Track Club & NYCRUNS bring you the the Al Goldstein Summer Speed Series!
These low cost races have been going on for decades and have given tens of thousands of runners a chance to test their fitness on Prospect Park's rolling hills. These races feature all the key elements you expect from any NYCRUNS race combined with the charm of an old fashioned club run.
This registration page is for the May 23rd race only. To register for the full series at a discount, click here.
The race will start on the east end of Center Drive and finish near the entrance to the LeFrak Center where pre and post race activities occur. The course is USATF certified. Course & Elevation Map
Bag check and toilets will be provided. Water will be available on the course at mile 2 and at the finish line.
Bib pickup is race day only at the Lefrak Center. Register for a series bib and you only need to pick up one time.
Race day registration is cash only. Register online to make things easier for us and cheaper for you!
If you have a group of 10 or more and want to make a single payment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Results will be emailed as they become available. There will be no printed results posted. Awards ceremony will follow the race at Bluestone Café at the Lefrak Center.
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, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70 and over.
You must attend the awards ceremony to claim your award.
The closest subway is the B/Q at Prospect Park. The F to 15th Street & 2/3 to Grand Army Plaza are also less than a mile away.
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. 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.