Thursday, May 20, 2010

2010 Brooklyn Half-Marathon - Course, Directions, Number Pickup, and More

The Brooklyn Half-Marathon takes place on Saturday, May 22nd, and here is some information you'll need to know if you're running the race. (If you're not signed up for it, you're too late, because the race is closed.)

The race begins in Prospect Park (and does two loops of the park), then heads down Ocean Parkway and finishes at Keyspan Park in Coney Island.

* For a description of the course, details on when and where to pick up your race number, and a checklist to view before heading out for the event, see the Brooklyn Half-Marathon race page.

* See the course map for specifics on the route of the race and subway and bus stops near the course (PDF format).

* To get to the start or finish of the race, see the Brooklyn Half-Marathon directions page. This page tells you how to get to the start in Prospect Park and the finish in Coney Island by car, bus, or subway.

* For customized mass-transit directions to the Brooklyn Half-Marathon, see the MTA's Trip Planner Web site,

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