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Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run (5M)

 

This year marks the 35th running of this festive collaboration between NYRR and Front Runners New York, a competitive and social club for LGBT runners, multisport athletes, and their allies. Join more than 5,000 runners and show your pride at this five-mile run in Central park. Whether you’re a top racer or a novice looking for a healthy run and some good camaraderie, the Pride Run delivers the goods.

This year, a portion of the proceeds benefits GLSEN, INC- the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. GLSEN strives to assure that every member of every school community is valued and respected, regardless of sexual orientation and/or gender identity or expression. GLSEN believes that such an atmosphere promotes and solidifies a positive sense of self, which is the basis of educational achievement and personal growth. 

Event hashtag: #FRNYPrideRun—use it in your public tweets and Instagrams to be automatically entered into the NYRR Social Hashtag Challenge to win prizes!


Live Results

Live unofficial results are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org/pride. Features include leaderboards, map tracking, and an individual runner search that can be shared on Facebook and Twitter. Tell your friends and family to follow your progress, and because the system works great on mobile devices, you can get unofficial results right after the race!


Need some motivation to train this spring? Join Front Runners New York for a run. FRNY welcome runners of all levels and has a special Beginner’s Clinic for new runners. For more information, visit the FRNY website or email membership@frny.org. To keep up with the Pride Run entertainment, prizes, and events leading up to the race, like and follow the race's Facebook page.

Course Info

Mile 1: Start on East Drive just south of the 102nd Street Transverse and head north around the top of the park. Climb the race's toughest incline, Harlem Hill, before the 1-mile mark.

Mile 2: Continue south on West Drive through a series of three rolling hills between the Transverse and the southwestern edge of the Reservoir.

Mile 3: Run downhill for about a half-mile, then turn left onto the 72nd Street Transverse and pass Bethesda Terrace on your left at the three-mile point.

Mile 4: Turn left again and run north on East Drive. Pass the Boathouse, then climb Cat Hill to the four-mile mark behind the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mile 5: Continue north on a flat section past the bronze statue of New York City Marathon co-founder Fred Lebow near East 90th Street, then downhill as you approach the finish at the 102nd Street Transverse.

Entry Fees

Accepted forms of payment include: credit card, check, and money order. Unfortunately, we are no longer able to accept cash payments.
CategoryFeb. 17-
March 1
March 2-
June 24
Event Day
NYRR Members$18 $23$25
Jr./Sr. Members$10$15 $20
Armed Services Veterans Members$10$15 $20
Active Duty Military Members$10$15 $20
Non-members$33$37$40
Jr. Non-members$15$20$25

Number Pickup & Registration

Numbers (which include your timing tag) and shirts may be picked up at the NYRR Running Annex at 322 Columbus Avenue (between West 75th and West 76th streets) on the following dates.

  • Monday, June 20, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 21, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 22, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 23, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 24, 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m

Shirt size is subject to availability; please note that shirts may not be available at race-day pickup. Please pick up early in the week to avoid crowds. On race day, pickup will be at Race-Day Central in Central Park (see course map) from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. If you pick up on race day, please be sure to allow yourself enough time to get from Race-Day Central to the start.

If you're unable to pick up your race materials, a friend or family member can pick up for you; the person will need to know your full name, date of birth, and T-shirt size.

Bag check, located at Race-Day Central on the 102nd Street Transverse in Central Park, will be open from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. If you wish to check a bag, please allow additional time for bag check and security.


Code of Conduct | Rules of Competition


Post-Race Festival

After you finish, stick around for the post-race festival. Stay tuned for more information about the great prizes being raffled off after the race; as always, you must be present to win.

Awards

Awards will be available to the top three men and women overall, as well as in age and gender groups as explained in this article. A list of all award winners will be posted in the results for each race.

Award winners that wish to receive an award plaque should complete our online claim form.


Prize Money

NYRR Team Prize Money for Men and Women
(Determined by Net Time)
1st$300
2nd $200
3rd$150
4th$100

NYRR Team Prize Money (Highest Number of Participants)
1st $200
2nd$200
3rd$200
4th$200
5th$200

Athletes who have been suspended for doping by a governing body are not eligible to participate in, and should not apply for entry in, NYRR races. Extenuating circumstances may be reviewed by the NYRR Race Director.


Use MTA Trip Planner to plan your trip.

If you bike to the race, please follow our bike parking guidelines.

All race information is subject to change.

DATE
Saturday, June 25, 2016 8:30am

LOCATION
Central Park

DISTANCE
5 Miles

Download Course Map (PDF)

RACE TYPES
Both Men and Women
Club Points
Marathon Qualifier
Prize Money
Scored

EVENT HASHTAG
#FRNYPrideRun

RACE STATUS
Sold Out

 

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