Join us in Prospect Park for either a 5K or a 10K. We’re excited about running in the warmer, spring weather and even more excited to be in this absolutely breathtaking part of Brooklyn. But the best part? This race benefits CAMBA, a nonprofit that provides services that connect people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life.
CAMBA is one of the city’s largest and most trusted community-based organizations helping over 65,000 people a year with over 160 programs at more than 80 sites. CAMBA helps to feed the hungry, prevent homelessness, build more affordable and supportive housing, provide legal services and workforce development programs, and helps low-income youth believe a college education is in their future and work towards that goal. Your support helps to stabilize the tens of thousands of families who were dealt an unfair hand and have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and advances an inclusive New York City.
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.
Event details and schedule
You can run or walk anywhere you want, including a treadmill. You can track your miles any way you want and with any device you want. For this race, you must run your race and submit your result by April 30, 2022.
Once you've run, you'll submit your miles through our new Run This One results system which is accessible to registered runners via their dashboard. You can automatically sync via MapMyRun and Garmin Connect, or you can add runs manually of course.
Most importantly, have fun.
COVID-19 has changed many things about our events. The following procedures are planned for this event. Prior to the race you will receive more information if changes or additions are necessary.
- You may not attend the event if you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 or tested positive in the fourteen (14) days prior to the event.
- If you test positive for COVID-19 within the fourteen days following the event, you must email email@example.com so that we may notify staff and participants as necessary.
- If you are not vaccinated, you must wear a face covering throughout this event other than when running. When running, you may remove the covering only when you can maintain social distance and the covering must remain around your head in some fashion so it can easily be reapplied.
- In order to manage crowding, spectators are discouraged at the race, particularly at the start and finish. NYCRUNS reserves the right to ask spectators to leave the race site.
Bag check will be provided. To reduce interaction with staff, we encourage you to avoid checking a bag. If you plan on checking a bag, you must use the single clear bag provided by NYCRUNS. You may not put another full bag/backpack/briefcase inside the clear bag. All items must fit inside the clear bag. NYCRUNS reserves the right to search your bag at any time.
Toilets will be provided and cleaned throughout the event.
While we encourage you to bring your own hydration, water will be available on the course and at the finish. Bagels, spreads, Dole ® Fruit Bowls ® in 100% Juice and more will make up the usual great NYCRUNS post race spread to replenish you at the finish line.
The giveaways for this race will be a tech shirt. Finish line photos will be available within a week of the race.
* In order to cut down on waste, we try not to overorder and sizes are not guaranteed. We recommend you register as early as possible to ensure you get your size mailed to you.
BIB & SHIRT DISTRIBUTION
If you register by 3/13 using a domestic address, your bib will be mailed to you. You will pick up your shirt race day.
If you register after that, you will need to arrive to the ferry terminal by 7AM to pick up for the 5K or 7:30AM to pick up for the 10K. You will pick up your shirt on Governors Island.
Virtual participants will not receive bibs or shirts.
Please make sure the shipping address provided at the time of registration will be valid when your items are shipped.
See chart below. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount on this race, race deferral rights, and other perks. You can become a member when you check out. Race day registration will not be available.
|5K & 10K||Members||Non-Members|
|Until Online Registration Ends||$54||$60|
RESULTS & AWARDS
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 will also be available several days after the event.
Awards will be given to the top three male, female, and non-binary 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.
The closest subway is the Q at Prospect 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.
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.