NYRR Five-Borough Series: Brooklyn Half

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Brooklyn Teams in the House

All year long, Brooklyn is home to a thriving, dynamic running community featuring a robust group of running teams. Never is the Brooklyn spirit higher than at the Brooklyn Half.

“The Brooklyn Half is definitely one of the biggest races of the...


Volunteers Made It Happen

Throughout race week and from start to finish on race day, some 1,500 volunteers supported the 25,646 runners in the Brooklyn Half. Everywhere and in every way, volunteers assisted, encouraged, instructed, protected, answered, and always with a...


Brooklyn From a Team for Kids Perspective

Members of Team for Kids run NYRR races year-round to raise money for youth programs like Mighty Milers and Young Runners. About 380 TFK members did the Brooklyn Half on Saturday, and their efforts supported kids who are just discovering the...


MCU Park Hosts the After-Party

After a morning filled with PRs, completed milestones, and another bucket list checkmark, Brooklyn Half finishers enjoyed live music and relaxation at the first-ever Brooklyn Half After-Party at MCU Park.

The runners reunited with their friends...


Run the City: A Great Deal for All

All week long, and especially on race day, runners and their friends and families have taken advantage of deals and discounts in the neighborhoods along the Brooklyn Half course, thanks to the Run the City program. In its fourth year, Run the...


The Party That Got It Started

For three days leading up to the Brooklyn Half on May 17, runners and their supporters gathered at the brand-new Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park to pick up race materials, get psyched, and have a good time at the Brooklyn Half Pre-Party presented...


Top Locals Break Through in Brooklyn

In only her third half-marathon, Liz Costello of the New York Athletic Club (NYAC) scored a hat trick: She won the race, set a personal best of 1:13:29—and qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 7:00am



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