2018 Popular Brooklyn Half: Guaranteed Entry

The 2018 Popular Brooklyn Half will take place on May 19, 2018, and registration for the race will open on January 31, 2018. Runners who have earned guaranteed entry to the race will be able to claim their entry during an advance registration window.

The guaranteed entry claim period opened January 9, and eligible runners must claim their guaranteed entry by January 23.
 

Guaranteed Entry

The following groups are eligible for guaranteed entry to the 2018 Popular Brooklyn Half:

Time Qualifiers

Runners who met the following qualifying time standards* on any certified half-marathon or marathon course are eligible for guaranteed entry:

Men

Age**

Marathon

Half-marathon

18-34

2:53:00

1:21:00

35-39

2:55:00

1:23:00

40-44

2:58:00

1:25:00

45-49

3:05:00

1:28:00

50-54

3:14:00

1:32:00

55-59

3:23:00

1:36:00

60-64

3:34:00

1:41:00

65-69

3:45:00

1:46:00

70-74

4:10:00

1:57:00

75-79

4:30:00

2:07:00

80+

4:55:00

2:15:00

Women

Age**

Marathon

Half-marathon

18-34

3:13:00

1:32:00

35-39

3:15:00

1:34:00

40-44

3:26:00

1:37:00

45-49

3:38:00

1:42:00

50-54

3:51:00

1:49:00

55-59

4:10:00

1:54:00

60-64

4:27:00

2:02:00

65-69

4:50:00

2:12:00

70-74

5:30:00

2:27:00

75-79

6:00:00

2:40:00

80+

6:35:00

2:50:00

* All times must be run at, or faster than, the posted time.
** Your age on the day of the qualifying race.

Runners must have met the appropriate qualifying time between January 1, 2017, and when the application closes on January 23, 2018. Times achieved outside of NYRR races must be verifiable online. Time verification will be completed by January 30, 2018. Runners who are not accepted during this window may register during the general registration period beginning on January 31, 2018.

2017 Brooklyn Half Volunteers

Volunteers from Brooklyn Half race day and from the Brooklyn Half Pre-Party Presented by New Balance are eligible to claim their guaranteed entry during the claim period. All runners claiming guaranteed entry through this method must apply and pay the 2018 entry fees during the guaranteed entry claim period (January 9–23, 2018). You are not automatically placed in the race. Guaranteed entries not submitted during this time period are forfeited.

Entrants who officially cancelled their entry to the 2017 Brooklyn Half

Entrants from the 2017 Brooklyn Half who officially cancelled their entry according to the cancellation guidelines are eligible for guaranteed entry.

In order to claim your guaranteed entry, you must apply and pay the 2018 entry fees before the close of the guaranteed entry claim period on January 23. You are not automatically placed in the race. Guaranteed entries not submitted during this time period are forfeited.

Entrants who cancel their entry in consecutive years are no longer eligible for guaranteed entry after the second-consecutive cancellation.

Handcyclists and other AWDs entered in the 2017 race through Achilles International who cancelled are not eligible for guaranteed entry to the 2018 race unless entered by Achilles International in that race.

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