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Largest half marathon in the country to feature approximately 27,000 participants, in addition to hundreds of youth runners in third edition of NYRR Youth Boardwalk Run

WHAT: The sold-out 2017 Airbnb Brooklyn Half will feature 27,000 runners in a 13.1-mile celebration through Brooklyn in New York Road Runners’ second race of the 2017 NYRR Five-Borough Series. This year’s event will also include hundreds of youth runners in the third edition of the one mile out-and-back course along one of the most celebrated stretches of Coney Island boardwalk.

WHEN: Saturday, May 20, 2017
-Wave 1 Participant Start: 7:00 a.m.
-Wave 2 Participant Start: 7:45 a.m.
-NYRR Youth Boardwalk Run at the Airbnb Brooklyn Half Start: 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Airbnb Brooklyn Half
-Start: Washington Avenue, just south of Eastern Parkway
-Finish: Coney Island boardwalk, at Stillwell Avenue

NYRR Youth Boardwalk Run at the Airbnb Brooklyn Half
-Start and Finish: Airbnb Brooklyn Half finish line on the Coney Island boardwalk

PRE-RACE: The 2017 Airbnb Brooklyn Half Pre-Party presented by New Balance will return to Pier 2 at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 150 Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY during the following times:
-Wednesday, May 17, 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
-Thursday, May 18, 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
-Friday, May 19, 12:00p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

PRESS: To request a media credential or for additional information about the Airbnb Brooklyn Half or Airbnb Brooklyn Half Pre-Party Presented by New Balance, please email NYRR’s Stuart Lieberman at [email protected] before Friday, May 11.

 

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