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CHIPS 5k Run/Walk
Sun, Sep 14, 2014
New York, NY
About This Activity
Event details and schedule
Come join us on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 9:00 am at Prospect Park for a 5K Run/Walk to raise awareness and support for CHIPS.
Since 1971, CHiPS has been a community of Brooklyn neighbors, volunteers, and friends who help those who are less fortunate. We prepare over 100,000 nutritious meals per year and serve them to the needy in a caring and respectful environment. In addition to meals, we offer seasonal clothing and distribute pantry bags each Friday, to those in need.
In addition, the Frances Residency Program provides transitional homes for nine prenatal and postpartum homeless women and their infants. The women can stay up to twelve months while they are working toward self-reliance and the acquisition of permanent housing.
Course: The race course will begin on the west drive of the park at 11th Avenue (Prospect Southwest) and loop around until the finish line at 11th Street (Prospect Park West). One water station will be positioned on the course. A course map can be found here
Amenities: Participants will receive a souvenir shirt and an award will go to the top male and female runners.
Packet Pickup: Packet pickup will take place at the Bartell Pritchard Square entrance (North east corner 15th Street) beginning at 8:00am, as well as on the day before at CHIPS headquarters, located at 200 4th Avenue (between Sackett and Degraw Streets), at a time to be determined.
Directions by Subway: Take the F train to the 15th Street-Prospect Park stop and walk east to the start. Please check the MTA website for details at mta.info.
Cost: The registration fee for both Runners and Walkers will be $25 up until race-day. Registration will be available in-person on race-day for $30. (please note that those selecting ‘walk’ will not be timed)