Tis the season to be running the Holiday Half Marathon. You are in the midst of prepping and shopping for the holidays, but take a moment and quit stressing about spending time with your in-laws. Come out and run one of Brooklyn's most scenic routes located in Bay Ridge.
Event details and schedule
Bib Pickup: In order to help your race morning go as smoothly as possible we will be offering advanced Bib Pickup on Wednesday and ThursdayDecember 9th and 10th from 3pm-7pm. Bibs will be available at TriBy3 Performance Coaching located at 597 Degraw St, Suite 2F in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Just take the R train to Union Street station and walk north from Union Street to Degraw Street and 4th Ave. Turn left and we can be found on the right hand side of the street. The race will be starting promptly at 9:30am. Bib pickup will also be held on race morning right at the starting line on the American Veterans Memorial Pier from 7:30am-9am. Please do not wait until the last minute so that we can be sure we start the race on time. Come early, get your race day materials and have plenty of time for your pre race warm ups and routines. There will also be a baggage check nearby for your belongings. Transportation and Parking: The race start/finish as well as registration will all be held at the American Veterans Memorial Pier located at 6901 Shore Road. There will be on-street parking on Shore Road and its adjoining streets. You can also take the R Train to the Bay Ridge Ave station located at Bay Ridge Ave and 4th Ave and walk west -- toward 3rd Ave -- until you reach the water. It’s about a 0.6 mile walk to the pier. Please leave yourself plenty of time to arrive! The R train does not run from White Hall to Court Street anymore so plan accordingly. Route: The route will be a multiple loop out-and-back course along the Shore Road Promenade. This spectator friendly course will start running south along the promenade for about 3.28 miles before turning back to the starting line. You will complete two loops. The finish line will be back at the American Veterans Memorial Pier where you can collect your FINISHER MEDALS and bask in your accomplishments – It is impossible to get lost. The course support will remain open for 3 hours and the finish line will remain up for 3.5 hours. Post-race: After you all kick butt in the half marathon and collect your FINISHER MEDALS we will provide bagels, chips, cookies and water at the finish line, but for those looking to CELEBRATE their new PRs please join us at Yellow Hook Grille immediately following the race. Yellow Hook Grille -- 7003 3rd Ave -- is conveniently located between the finish line and the subway. There will be drink specials and lots of fellow runners to meet and greet. Come for the race, but stay for the FUN. Thanks for choosing Trimara Sports and we look forward to racing with you at the Bay Ridge Half Marathon. The Race Guys firstname.lastname@example.org