As a 7-year-old boy underwent four surgeries in one week, the runner community responded with an outpouring of social-media support.
The second-annual NYRR Kids’ Boardwalk Run at the Airbnb Brooklyn Half welcomed nearly 900 kids to Coney Island to zoom up and down the boardwalk and have a blast.
On Saturday, more than 27,000 runners raced 13.1 miles through New York’s most buzzed-about borough to cross the finish line at the largest half-marathon in the country—the Airbnb Brooklyn Half.
The largest half-marathon in the country, the Airbnb Brooklyn Half unites the diverse neighborhoods of New York City’s most populous borough. Excitement builds during race week at the three-day Airbnb Brooklyn Half Pre-Party Presented by New Balance, and the After-Party at MCU Park and other post-race gatherings keep the celebration—and community spirit—going.
Many athletes in the 2016 Airbnb Brooklyn Half used the event as an opportunity to give back to the running community, whether through volunteering at the race or by running for charity.