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Saturday, April 27, 2019

NYCRUNS Verrazano Festival Of Races 5K & 10K  

Start Time: 9:00 AM
Shore Road Park Pier
Shore Road and 69th St.
Brooklyn, NY
10K
5K

THE RACE

Looking for race to jump-start your spring training  and test your speed? Look no further runners as this fast, flat course out at Shore Road Park  has that and more.

Get excited about the standard yet fantastic NYCRUNS post-race spread including fresh fruit, bagels, and more. You can run hills with us some other time; this is your chance to maybe snag a PR!

CROSSFIT BRIDGE & TUNNEL

CrossFit Bridge & Tunnel is committed to assisting everyone reach their fitness goals, regardless of skill level. Our small classes combine strength training, functional mobility, and high intensity interval workouts with personal attention from experienced coaches to help you form long-term healthy habits. We are focused on helping the Ridgewood & Bushwick community achieve their goals by pairing an active lifestyle with nutritional support.

THE COURSE

Run along the super flat and scenic running path that hugs the southern edge of Brooklyn. Final course maps to be determined, but expect great views of New York Harbor, the Verrazano Bridge and more.

AMENITIES

Bag check and toilets will be provided. Water will be available on the course, and bagels, spreads, 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 theteam@nycruns.com 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.

BIB & SHIRT PICKUP

Race day pickup will be available in the festival near the starting line beginning at 6:30 AM. There will be no off site pickup for this event

BIB MAILING

Bib mailing is available for this race for participants registered through 4/1. 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.

COST

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!

Through 2/18 $30
Through 4/15 $35
Until online registration closes $40
Race Day (if available) $50

RESULTS & AWARDS

Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners overall. 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.

VOLUNTEER

Want to race for free? Volunteer at any of these upcoming events and rack up as much credit as you can. 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.

DIRECTIONS

Take the R train to Bay Ridge Avenue and walk downhill to Shore Road Park.  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.

POLICIES

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.

Race Contact

theteam@nycruns.com