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2019 Brooklyn Greenway Half Marathon & 5K

The 7th Annual Brooklyn Greenway Half Marathon & 5K (USATF Certified!)

Rain or Shine on Sunday, October 6, 2019
5K Starts at 8:30AM & Half Marathon Starts at 9:35

NEW ‘The Greenway Replay’ COMBO OPTION:
Run BOTH the 5K & Half!

Register early as prices do increase and spots may sell out.

AMAZING MID-RUN PHOTOS: CITY & BRIDGE COURSE PHOTOS ARE AVAILABLE FREE!

This is your year to run and experience Brooklyn like never before at the only half marathon and 5K exclusively held on the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. It’s the Ultimate Urban Tour of the Brooklyn Waterfront!. In a route that journeys along the Brooklyn Greenway from Red Hook to Greenpoint and back, participants in the half marathon (13.1 miles) may be distracted by skyline views, historical bridges and a dash through the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The 5K run and walk (3.1 miles) is equally scenic, with a route through Brooklyn Bridge Park.

The Brooklyn Greenway Half & 5K attracts runners from Brooklyn and around the world. Participants this year will be able to end the race with an awards ceremony and refreshments at the start and finish point of the race on Columbia Street between Kane and Degraw streets.

By participating in The Brooklyn Greenway Half & 5K, you will be supporting Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, the non profit organization committed to the development, establishment and long term stewardship of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway.

  • Starting line: 168 Columbia St. Brooklyn, NY 11231
  • 5K Run/Walk 8:30AM | 1/2 Marathon 9:35AM
  • Tour Guide Coming soon!

 

May 26 to August 24 – 5K $40.00 / Half $70.00 / COMBO $100 
August 25 to September 21 – 2nd Round General Admission 5K $45.00 / Half $75.00 / COMBO $110 
September 22 to October 5 –  5K $45.00 / Half $80.00 / COMBO $120
Event Day October 6 5K $50.00 / Half $90.00 / COMBO $130 (If available)

While there are many ways you can help, they all have one thing in common: you are part of the event. No matter if you love running or never raced before, if you’d like to be part of the Brooklyn Greenway Half – we are looking forward to seeing you!

See our 2018 Brooklyn Greenway Half Marathon & 5K Pictures Here!

 

  • Activate Your Brand at BGI’s Fastest Growing Event. 

For More Information Please Contact Brian McCormick, Director Of Development.

FAQs

HOW WILL THE RUN BE TIMED?
There will be a RFID tag on your bib, so your finish time will be recorded automatically.

IS THERE A CUT OFF TIME ON RACE DAY?
Timing will end 3 hours and 15 minutes after the race start. Runners who have not yet completed the course are still free to finish but they will not be timed.

WILL THERE BE ROAD CLOSURES?
This is an open course. There will be some partial road closures in DUMBO; however a lot of the course will be on open roads Greenways. Event staff and NYPD will be stationed at intersections assisting with road crossings.

• IS THE RUN USATF CERTIFIED?
YES! We have USATF Certification.

• ARE HEAD PHONES PERMITTED?
For your safety, it is prohibited to wear headphones during the race. You need to be aware of your surroundings as there are open roads and volunteers stationed along the course assisting with directions.

• WHAT ARE THE BAGGAGE REQUIREMENTS?
Personal belongings can be checked in at the run start and will be held securely for the duration of the run. As the course is a loop, belongings can be picked up following the run from the same location.

• WILL REFRESHMENTS AND DRINKS BE PROVIDED?
Complimentary water will be offered to runners at the start, along the route and at the end. Light refreshments will also be offered following the run.

• ARE STROLLERS ALLOWED ON THE COURSE?
No in-line skates, dogs, skateboards, strollers or participant bikes will be allowed on any part of the course. This is for everyone’s safety!

• HOW TO GET THERE?
We recommend using Google Maps to find the best route for you. Keep in mind that the starting line address is 168 Columbia St. Brooklyn, NY 11231.

• IS THERE PARKING FOR THIS EVENT?
We cannot reserve/guarantee any parking. There is street parking at a first come first served basis.

• IS REGISTRATION REFUNDABLE OR TRANSFERABLE?
Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable. If you are no longer able to take part in the event, we will convert your registration into a charitable contribution to Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, the 501c3 nonprofit organization.

• WHAT IF THE WEATHER IS BAD?
The Brooklyn Greenway Half will take place rain or shine. There is no rain date. In the event of cancellation due to severe weather, your registration fee is non-refundable and instead will be considered a charitable contribution to Brooklyn Greenway Initiative.