Race Calendar

Sgt. Keith A. Ferguson 5K Run/Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge

August 06, 2017

Start time: 8:30AM

Brooklyn Bridge

Address: City Hall Park New York, NY

Welcome to the 13th annual Sgt. Keith A. Ferguson 5K, your only chance to race the Brooklyn Bridge annually. Thanks, to all who have participated, and supported us the past 12 years. As a family we are beyond grateful.

This race is a celebration of Keith’s life, and his service to the NYPD.


Experience a terrific out-and-back course with some of the most breathtaking and spectacular views in all of New York City. As a rare chance to race over the Brooklyn Bridge, one of New York’s most popular tourist sites, this 5K will be an event you will never forget.

Please see the course map here.


Those who attend pre-race packet pickup will be guaranteed T-shirts. T-Shirts will be available on race day only while supplies last.There will also be a number of other giveaways, lottery tickets, water bottles etc.

Bag check and toilets will be available.


Pre-Race Packet Pickup will be Friday 8/4 2pm-6pm & Saturday 8/5 10am-2pm at the offices of Gottleib & Santore – 19 Murray St. between Broadway & Church St.

Raceday Registration & Packet Pickup will be 6:30AM – 8:00AM at City Hall Park near Broadway and Park Place.


See chart below. Race day registration (if available) is cash or credit, no checks please. Register early to make things easier for us and cheaper for you!

Through 7/2 $25
Through 7/16 $30
Until online registration closes (8/3 5pm) $35
Race day & Packet Pickup (if available) $40


Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners overall and the top three male and female law enforcement finishers. Age group awards will be awarded to the top three male and female runners in each of the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 and over.


This race has created two endowments at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. The Sgt. Keith Ferguson Endowed Scholarship in Criminal Justice and the Sgt. Keith A. Ferguson Endowed Professorship in Criminal Justice.

Below is a list of schools, and beneficiaries of  Keith’s race.

  • Brookdale Community College
  • College of Charleston
  • Iona College
  • New York University
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Texas Southmost College
  • The Citadel
  • The School at Church Farm
  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • C.O.P.S
  • New York City Police Foundation in honor of Chief Joseph Fox.
  • The 529 education fund for David Benitez, in honor of Jose Benitez.


The festival area and start line are walking distance from Subway Lines 2,3,4,5,6,A,E,C,R,J. Please check Google Maps and the MTA Weekender to plan your trip accordingly.


Please visit, like, and follow the Keith’s Race Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/keithsrace/



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