Al Goldstein Summer Speed Series

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Registration

Individual

  • Individual races are $7.50 online until the night before (links below).
  • If bibs are still available, race-day registration will be $15 (cash only please).
  • Register here for the whole series for $35 (sorry, this offer is no longer available). That’s only $5 per race! You won’t find a better deal anywhere else. You will have to reuse the same bib for all 7 races, so hang onto it. Whole-series registration is now closed, but you can still sign up for individual races!

Group

Group Registration: Want to register a group of 10+? Contact the NYCRUNS team at theteam@nycruns.com for more information.

Race Dates

Races are on alternating Wednesday evenings at 7:10PM* in Prospect Park. The links below will take you the registration pages for individual races. If you want register for the whole series, see above.

  • May 23
  • June 6
  • June 20
  • July 11
  • July 25
  • August 8
  • August 22

Races will take place rain or shine. Any decision to cancel due to dangerous weather conditions will be made at start time.


Race Day Logistics

 Photo credit: Larry Sillen

Photo credit: Larry Sillen

Races will start and end at the Bluestone Cafe at Lakeside Center where you can find the following.

  • Bib pickup starting at 6pm
  • Bag check
  • Lockers available (for a fee)
  • Bathrooms (real ones!)
  • Water after the race
  • Age group awards ceremony after the race: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Water stations along the course and a world-class post-race spread of food will be provided by NYCRUNS.

Walkers are welcome, but due to liability reasons we cannot allow strollers or pets.

For any additional questions, please contact summer5k@pptc.org or follow us on twitter at @prospectparktc, where you can follow us for all kinds of great running-related content!

*Call it tradition: in the olden days, cars could use West Drive until 7:00 p.m., and we would wait until all of the cars were out of the park to begin the race.