2018 PPTC Cherry Tree 10-Miler & Relay

Thanks for a great 2018 race, hardcore runners!

You should have received an email with your results from NYCRuns, but you can also access them here. If you won an award, you can pick it up at our next PPTC General Membership Meeting, this coming Monday, March 5, 7pm at Da Nonna Rosa in Park Slope (right across the street from our friends at Jackrabbit, and there’s pizza!).

We strive to always put on the highest quality races and would greatly appreciate your feedback. Please fill out this quick survey to help us improve, for a chance to win a free entry to your choice of our Al Goldstein Summer Speed Series 5ks!

Last but certainly not least, PPTC members Larry Sillen and PaFoua Hang have generously shared the free race photos they took before, during and after the race. To take a look through the albums and find yourself, click here:
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PaFoua Hang’s Album

Sunday, February 18 at 10:00 a.m.

Do you think you have what it takes to run three loops of Prospect Park in the middle of February?

Yes: Great – welcome to the 2017 PPTC Cherry Tree 10-Miler!

No: How about splitting the task with two of your buddies?

On Sunday, February 18, 2018, join us for the 21st Annual Prospect Park Track Club Cherry Tree 10-Miler & Relay. Both races will begin at 10:00 a.m. SHARP.

Register here:

Individual Relay

Course: three loops of Prospect Park, starting and finishing on East Drive near the Lakeside Center, across from the Lincoln Road entrance.

In the interest of safety, the use of headphones is strongly discouraged; pets and strollers are prohibited.


Individuals: Cash awards to the top 3 overall men and women in the 10-Miler ($100 first, $50 second, $25 third). Awards to the top 3 in each age group: Men / Women 19 and under; 70 and over; and every 10-year range in between (20-29, 30-39, and so on).

Relay teams: Fastest team in each gender; fastest coed team; fastest team where sum of age is over 150; fastest team where sum of age is under 60.


Back by popular demand are the winter running gloves that are warm and touch screen compatible. They will be available in two different sizes.

Packet Pickup:

Fri 2/16 JackRabbit Park Slope 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Sat 2/17 JackRabbit Park Slope 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Sun 2/18 Bluestone Café at Lakeside Center 8:00-9:30 a.m.

Baggage Check:
at the Bluestone Café at the Lakeside Center.

Course Facilities & Post-Race Refreshments: Toilets at start/finish, two water stations on the course plus at Finish area. Bagels, spreads, fruit and hot chocolate will be available at the Bluestone Café at Lakeside Center.

Getting to the Race: Closest subway is the Q at Prospect Park. (The B train does not run on weekends.) Please check MTA Trip Planner for directions and service changes.

If you are driving you can find directions on Google Maps – please be aware that street parking may be limited, so we encourage you to use mass transit. We anticipate the Lakeside Center parking lot will be unavailable.


Deadline Individual Relay team
November 30, 11:59 p.m. $20 $60
January 16, 11:59 p.m. $30 $90
February 12, 11:59 p.m.* $35 $105
at packet pickup* SOLD OUT $120

Race Day*                                                                                      SOLD OUT                       XXX

*If the race has not sold out, in-person registration will be available February 16 and 17 at Jack Rabbit Packet Pickup and on Race Day February 18 at the Lakeside Center; however, there will be no race day registration for relay teams.  The 10 Miler is at capacity and sold out . 

Online registration will end at 11:59 p.m., February 12.

PPTC members receive an automatic 15% discount, provided they have joined or renewed their membership through the NYCRUNS website.

If your PPTC member discount is not reflected in your registration price, please do not complete your payment until you email membership@pptc.org so we can fix the issue.

If you are not a member of PPTC and would like to join, please click here.

Register here:

Individual Relay

Race Cap & Time Limit: The 10-Miler and Relay are capped at a total of 1,500 entrants combined. The official time limit is 2 hours, 30 minutes (15 minutes per mile).

Cherry Tree After Party:
For the first time ever, we’re hosting an official Cherry Tree After Party at our partner Berg’n in Crown Heights. Beginning at 12:30pm, Berg’n will be offering $2 off select drafts for the rest of the afternoon, with your bib (worn or shown). Located at 899 Bergen St, between Franklin & Classon, it’s an easy subway ride via the Franklin Ave. Shuttle or the B48 bus from the Prospect Park station near Lakeside Center. Celebrate your accomplishment and fill your bellies with other racers!

The standard no refunds, no deferrals, no transfers policies apply for this race.

We would like to thank Jackrabbit Sports for their support and sponsorship.

Any questions not covered here? Email us: cherrytree@pptc.org