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Starts Saturday October 17th, 2020

Brooklyn, NY

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In 2018, NYCRUNS flagship race made it to the street for the first time and thousands of runners toed the start on Eastern Parkway near the Brooklyn Museum. Join us on October 19, 2019 and take a tour through historic Brooklyn USA. The race will showcase Brooklyn neighborhoods including Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, Windsor Terrace, and Kensington and finish in iconic Prospect Park.

Along with the NYCRUNS Central Park Half Marathon & NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon, Brooklyn is part of the Triboro Challenge & InterClub Challenge. See below for details.

Event details and schedule


The USATF Certified courses will be electronically timed using the MYLAPS Bibtag system. There will be timing (split) points and clocks throughout the course. Water, Gatorade, and restrooms will be available approximately every 1.5 miles, and medical support will be available throughout the course.

Half Marathon Course Map With Elevation Profile
Full Marathon Course Map With Elevation Profile And Loop Detail

Please note while handcycles and wheelchair athletes are very welcome in the half, due to the loop nature of the course, we cannot allow them in the marathon.

Note: Permitting is not finalized and changes are possible.


NYCRUNS is known for putting on running events of the highest quality. After the race, change into your NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon race shirt* and wear your incredible medal with pride!

Enjoy a fresh New York bagel (with a shmear of cream cheese of course), New York State apples, and more while listening to a world class DJ and seeing your friends cross the finish line. Your friends can track you and you can revisit your race by checking out the app and digging on the free photos taken along the course and at the finish line (video too!).

*Sizes are guaranteed – if we don’t have your size at the race, email [email protected] within two days of the race and we’ll ship your shirt to you. Make sure to include the race name, your name, size and shipping address. Shipping to domestic US addresses only.


If registering on or  before September 18th, you can choose to have your bib & shirt mailed to you for an additional fee of $25. You must choose this option when registering and the bib and shirt must be mailed to the address you enter at that time. Shipping to domestic US addresses only. Bib & shirt mailing is included when you become a VIP!


Upgrade your Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon experience and become a VIP! In addition to the  standard amenities , VIPs will also enjoy:

  • Entry for yourself and one guest (not another participant) to a private post-race area on race day that includes tables, chairs, dedicated food and hydration for VIPs and guests only.
  • Exclusive VIP-only giveaway.
  • Your bib & shirt mailed to you before the race (domestic US shipping only) – skip the lines at packet pickup!
  • Your Name Printed On Your Bib
  • Special early guaranteed entry into the 2020 NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon.
  • All of this for just an additional $100! Simply select “VIP” in the “Extras” menu on the registration form.

VIP spots are limited, don’t miss out!


The City Point NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon Expo is at BKLYN STUDIOS in the heart of downtown Brooklyn.The City Point Expo is the place to pick up your race bib, get swag and last minute items and check out City Point and DeKalb Market Hall!

The City Point expo will take place: Thursday October 17th - 10 AM - 8 PM and Friday October 19th - 10 AM - 6 PM. City Point is just off the Manhattan Bridge with entrances on Flatbush Avenue Extension and Albee Square West. The Dekalb Avenue Station drops you at the property’s door with the B, D, N, Q and R trains. Please see mta.info for details on all mass transit options.

If you did not receive your bib by mail or you want to switch distances, you must come to the expo or send someone on your behalf.

There is absolutely no pickup available on race day.

CITY POINT, a 1.8 million-square-foot retail, residential, office and entertainment complex at the epicenter of Downtown Brooklyn, is the nexus of the burgeoning borough’s creative energy and entrepreneurial spirit. With retailers, restaurants and entertainment including Alamo Drafthouse, DeKalb Market Hall, Century 21, Target, Trader Joe’s and many others, the mixed-use development is a hub for innovation and commerce where locals and tourists alike go to work, dine, shop and play. City Point and BKLYN STUDIOS are dedicated to presenting events community programming to the surrounding Brooklyn community.


Price Through Half Marathon  Marathon April 22nd  $80. $150.00 June 17th $90. $160.00 August 5th $100. $175.00 September 23rd/Bib Mail & VIP Cutoff $110. $185.00 October 7th $125. $200.00

There will be no race day registration.

NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. NYCRUNS members who transfer from marathon to half marathon will receive the difference in price in the form of race credit.

All registrants can transfer from one distance to the other, assuming space is available in the desired distance. Those who wish to transfer from half marathon to marathon need only pay the difference. Runners transferring will need to exchange their bib at the City Point expo if they already possess it.

Please contact us to start the transfer process.


Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female finishers as well as the top three male and female finishers in each of the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-55, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80 and over.


Want to race this one for free? Volunteer at any of these upcoming events and rack up as much credit as you can. Or in lieu of credit for yourself, you can have us donate $25 per shift to a cause partner of your choice. What’s this all about, anyway? Learn more about the volunteer program here.


You like your bling and you want everyone to know how hardcore you are? Then run either the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon or Half Marathon, the NYCRUNS Central Park Half Marathon, and the NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon and receive three awesome interlocking medals suitable for display.


Details forthcoming, but this much is known - the 2019 InterClub Challenge is made up of the the NYCRUNS Central Park Half Marathon, the NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon and the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon.


Please take public transportation if possible. The 2/3 Train to Grand Army Plaza is steps from the start and the Q is not much further. The 2/3 stop at Eastern Parkway - Brooklyn Museum stop will be closed. Please check mta.info for the most up to date information on public transportation.

Driving is not recommended due to limited street parking.


The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies, unless you are signed up for the NYCRUNS Membership Program. NYCRUNS members receive a 10% discount, race deferral rights, and other perks. Strollers or dogs are not allowed in NYCRUNS races and you may be disqualified if earbuds or headphones hinder your awareness. You must remain on pace to finish within the time limit in order to receive course support and an official finish time. Please familiarize yourself with our complete policies and rules of competition here.

Along with all the fun, NYCRUNS is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all participants and spectators. Please be aware that runners must pass through metal detectors to enter the start corrals and all checked bags will be screened. Complete details & instructions will be provided to registered runners closer to race day.

As per the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017, any adult interacting with amateur athletes, defined as a child or minor under the age of 18 that participates in youth running programs or any events hosted or operated by NYCRUNS, has a duty to report a reasonable suspicion of sexual misconduct such as child sex abuse, non-consensual sexual conduct, sexual harassment or intimate relationships involving an imbalance of power within a 24- hour period to local law enforcement by calling the New York State Central Register at 800-635-1522. Participants found to be listed on a sex offender registry, convicted of a sex crime, or caught having, creating, or distributing child pornography will be immediately barred from all NYCRUNS events.

Race Distances

Price Register
Marathon - Open $220.00 until Btn active register yellow
Half Marathon - Open $150.00 until Btn active register yellow
Marathon - Open $220.00 until Btn active register yellow
Half Marathon - Open $150.00 until Btn active register yellow
Marathon - Open $220.00 until Btn active register yellow
Half Marathon - Open $150.00 until Btn active register yellow

Places to Stay

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Start Location

Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY

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