The 2019 NYRR Five-Borough Series will kick off with the United Airlines NYC Half on March 17. Races in the series are:
United Airlines NYC Half (March 17)
A spectacular tour of New York City, starting in Brooklyn, running across the Manhattan Bridge to the Lower East Side, through Times Square, and finishing in iconic Central Park.
Popular® Brooklyn Half (May 18)
A fast, fun course through the borough with attitude, finishing at the world-famous Coney Island boardwalk.
NYRR Queens 10K (June 15)
A speedy course through beautiful Flushing Meadows Corona Park, perfect for kicking off your TCS New York City Marathon training.
New Balance Bronx 10 Mile (September 29)
A chance to enjoy the special character of the city’s northernmost borough, with a start and finish near Yankee Stadium.
NYRR Staten Island Half (October 13)
A perfect tune-up run for the TCS New York City Marathon, with beautiful views of New York Harbor and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
The 2019 NYRR Five-Borough Series showcases New York Road Runners' commitment to the individuals and communities in each borough. More than just five races, the Five-Borough Series—the United Airlines NYC Half, the Popular Brooklyn Half, the NYRR Queens 10K, the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, and the NYRR Staten Island Half—is a celebration of what makes each borough unique, inspiring, and an amazing place to get out and get moving! Come with us on a runner's journey through the five boroughs of NYC and experience what makes them special.
Eligibility for entry to the 2019 United Airlines NYC Half is guaranteed for NYRR members who have an active membership by the last qualifying event of the 2018 4 Out of 6 program (NYRR Staten Island Half on October 14), and who have run four of the following six events in 2018:
Eligibility for entry to the 2020 United Airlines NYC Half will be guaranteed for NYRR members who have an active membership by the last qualifying event of the 2019 4 Out of 6 program (NYRR Staten Island Half in October), and who run four of the following six events in 2019:
If your schedule prevents you from running a race, please consider volunteering.
Check out nycgo's five Borough Guides for things to do and see in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, and the Bronx.
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