2015 Finland Center Midsummer 5K


Event Date

Sun, Jun 21, 2015


New York, NY


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

About This Activity

Please join in the 4th Annual Finland Center Midsummer 5K Run which is held at Prospect Park, Brooklyn.  This is a charity run, the proceeds of which will be used to support The Kota Alliance for a World Center for Women in NYC ; and its partner organizations: NFCC - a Nepalese reproductive health organization - and Stand For Education - an organization working for education, gender equality and women's empowerment in South Sudan.
 Starting point/Finish Line are at Bartels Lot in the southwestern edge of the park (subway stations nearby). Sponsored by Karhu, Lumene, The Running Company, and Valmarin. First place men's and women's prizes will be supplied  and all runners will receive a T-shirt; and discount coupons from Karhu and The Running Company.  Prizes will be given also to the biggest fundraisers!
Pre race pick up of kits and t-shirts will be on June 19th and 20th at The Running Company at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle.  Post race water and yummy sandwiches will be supplied with Nordic Breads' Finnish Ruis Rye bread and Finlandia cheese.
  More about the cause here.
Please circulate to all your friends and colleagues! One can also support the cause without running- but do try to bring at least one friend to the run and double your impact!


Event details and schedule

The race starts at 10:00 AM and will be a 5K loop of Prospect Park finishing at Bartels Lot. There are public toilets nearby in the park. Access via subway is through the F,G station at 15th St - Prospect Park. We encourage you to sign up asap to ensure you get your T-shirt! Pre race pick up is at The Running Company Store at Columbus Circle on Saturday June 19 and 20th from 10:00 AM thorugh 6:00 PM.

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