The McCarren 5K
May 11, 2013Start time: 9:30 a.m. start. Race-day packet pickup begins at 8:30 a.m.
Greenpoint Beacon Center
Online registration is now closed. You may register in person on race day.
This NYCRUNS-produced event hit the streets running in 2012 and is back for a reprise on a new date in May. This electronically timed and accurately measured loop course will take you on a tour of North Brooklyn’s hottest neighborhood before returning you to the finish for a post-race vittles and awards. See course map below.
The cost of this race will be $25 until 5/1, $30 until packet pickup begins, and $40 thereafter.
St. Nicks Alliance is a nonsectarian community development corporation founded in 1975 that is dedicated to keeping Northern Brooklyn sustainable for low-to moderate-income people by providing essential services and programs in five main areas – housing, elderly care, workforce and economic development, and youth and education – to over 9,000 community residents. SSA, Brooklyn’s oldest settlement house, has served youth and families in Williamsburg and Greenpoint for generations. St. Nicks Alliance (St. Nicks) Youth and Education programs serve 2,500 children, youth, and family members annually in partnership with local public schools, housing developments, and St. Nicks’ strategic partner, School Settlement Association (SSA). Our mission is to help young people of North Brooklyn become lifelong learners and thrive as adults.
To learn more about St. Nicks Alliance and School Settlement Association, visit us at www.stnicksalliance.org and and www.schoolsettlement.org Your support makes the summer camp experience enriching, fun, and memorable for all our young people! 100% of monies raised will be used for direct program expenses to support Summer Camps.
Thursday 5/ 3 to 7pm, and Friday 5/10 9am to 7pm at St. Nick’s Alliance main office, 2 Kingsland Ave (corner of Maspeth Ave), Brooklyn. Raceday pickup will also be available 8:30 to 9:15am near the race start at 424 Leonard St.