East Brooklyn 5K Run/Walk


Event Date

Sun, Sep 28, 2014


New York, NY

About This Activity

The East Brooklyn 5K Run/Walk event is the largest event if its kind in East Brooklyn.  The Run/Walk will start and finish at the Thomas Jefferson HS field, which is in the heart of the brand new Gateway Elton Corridor, 1 block from the new Spring Creek school.  Some of the major retail stores at Gateway Center Mall are sponsors of this event. (ShopRite, Skechers, Sports Authority)

Runners and walkers should arrive at the field at 7:30 AM and the run/walk will begin promptly at 9:30AM.

Every particiapant who finishes receives a "Finishing Medal", giveaways at the end of the run/walk and more.  Everyone participates in the post run/walk celebration.

The goal of the East Brooklyn 5K Run/Walk is to promote Healthy Living throughout East Brooklyn.  Come out to support a Healthy East Brooklyn!  $10 of each registration fee will go directly to the Community Partner of your choice.  Each listed Community Partner provides a service that directly promotes Healthy Living and Healthy Communities.

Disclaimer: This event is not sponsored or endorsed by the NYC Departmet of Education

Event details and schedule

Event Date: September 28, 2014

Arrival Time: Participants should arrive at Thomas Jefferson Field no later than 7:30 AM

Start Time: The Run/Walk will begin at 9:30AM Sharp!

Course: Flatlands Ave from te field, past te condos on Flatlands Ave, to Vermont Ave, to Cozine ave, to Fountain Ave., to Vandalia Ave., to Elton St, to Flatlands Ave (end at the field for the post event celebration)

Finish Location: The Run/Walk will finish at the Thomas Jefferson field, where sponsors and Community Partners will be setup for giveaways, fun and "Healthy Living" food samples.  All particpants who finish the run/walk will receive a "Finishing MedaL"

All participants should wear their East Brooklyn 5K T Shirt and comfortable apparel and running/walking shoes.

There will be 2 water stations and a 3rd water station at the finish.  Water provided by Shop Rite.

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