NYCRUNS Verrazano Festival of Races 5K & 10K

10K, 5K

Event Date

Sun, Oct 23, 2016


New York, NY


Activity Today Later

10K - Individual Age group/open

$40 $40 Closed

5K - Individual Age group/open

$40 $40 Closed

About This Activity

October 23, 2016

Start time: 5K - 8:00AM; 10K - 9:00AM. Bib Pickup Starts at 6:30 AM.

Shore Road Park Pier

Address: Shore Road and 69th St. Brooklyn, NY

Join us for the Verrazano Festival of Races – one of our biggest Shore Road Park events of the year! You can choose the 5K or the 10K.  

COURSESAMENITIESRun along the super flat and scenic running path that hugs the southern edge of Brooklyn. You’ll run under the Verrazano Bridge and see the Manhattan skyline from across the harbor. 5K course map here; 10K course map here.Medals to all finishers!  A terrific techie singlet will be the giveaway for this race and Clif Bar products plus the usual great NYCRUNS post-race spread will greet you at the finish line. Bag check and toilets will be provided. Water and gatorade will be available on the course for the 10K participants.


Pre-race packet pickup TBD.  Race day packet pickup will be available at the start line beginning at 6:30 AM.  We strongly encourage you to pick up your race materials in advance of race day to avoid lines.

Please note, there is no packet pickup at Saturday’s Half Marathon for Sunday’s 5K & 10K.


Bib mailing is available for this race for participants registered by 9/25. You must choose this option when registering and the bib must be mailed to the address you choose then.  Shipping to domestic US addresses only.  The cost is $15.00. Note: Shirts will not be mailed. They will be available for pickup before or after the race.


$40 through 9/25 and $50 until online registration closes. Race day registration, if available, will be $60.  NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks.


Awards and prize money will be given to the top three male and female runners overall in each race as follows: $100 for 1st Place, $50 for 2nd Place, and $25 for 3rd Place.  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.


Take the R train to Bay Ridge Avenue and walk downhill to Shore Road 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. To learn more about all our policies, click here.

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Event details and schedule

Start time: 5K - 8:00AM; 10K - 9:00AM. Bib Pickup Starts At 6:30 AM.

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