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NYRR June Event Lineup

New York Road Runners Round-Up: June 2016 Events

NYRR will host events for runners of all
ages and abilities in June, with a variety of festive and
family-friendly races throughout the boroughs. Contact information for
each event is below, and registration information is available
on
nyrr.org. Please reach out to the NYRR media staff with any questions about coverage.

Global Running Day ‰ÛÒ
Pledging open

Date & Location:

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

 

Event Hashtag:

#GlobalRunningDay

PR Contact:

Lauren Doll, NYRR: ldoll@nyrr.org or

(o) 212-423-2271 (c) 347-931-1232

On June 1, millions around the world will get
moving for Global Running Day. This worldwide celebration encourages
people of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels to get active and show
their love for the sport. Here in New York
City, NYRR will be offering free events throughout the five boroughs,
all day long. Celebrations include the Mighty Milers Fun Run at Icahn
Stadium with over 2,000 NYC public school students and three U.S.
Olympic hopefuls.  For more information about the
event, please visit
here.

NYRR Retro 4-miler ‰ÛÒ
At capacity

Date & Location:

Sunday, June 5, 2016

8:00 a.m., Central Park, Manhattan

 

Event Hashtag:

#NYRRretro

PR Contact:

Stuart Lieberman, NYRR: slieberman@nyrr.org or
(o) 212-548-7332 (c) 646-770-6987

This June, NYRR turns 58 years old. To
celebrate the history of NYRR, participants will put on their favorite
old-school running gear and run down Memory Lane at the NYRR Retro
4-miler. This throwback-themed race takes place in Central
Park‰ÛÓwhere many iconic moments in running have occurred. For more
information about the event, please visit
here.

 

NYRR New York Mini 10K ‰ÛÒ Near capacity

 

Date & Location:

Saturday, June 11, 2016

8:00 a.m., Central Park, Manhattan

 

Event Hashtag:

#Mini10K

 

PR Contact:

Stuart Lieberman, NYRR: slieberman@nyrr.org or
(o) 212-548-7332 (c) 646-770-6987

 

 

Founded in 1972, the NYRR New York Mini 10K
was the world‰Ûªs original women-only road race and named for the
miniskirt. Now an annual NYRR staple, the race continues to empower
women of all ages and fitness levels to be active and feel
great on the run. This year there are 18 Rio-bound Olympic marathoners
headlining the stacked field. For more information about the event,
please visit the website
here.

Girls‰Ûª Run at the NYRR New York Mini 10K ‰ÛÒ Open

 

Date & Location:

Saturday, June 11, 2016

7:25 a.m., Central Park, Manhattan

 

Event Hashtag:

#NYRRYRS and #Mini10K

 

PR Contact:

Laura Paulus, NYRR: lpaulus@nyrr.org or
(c) 646-241-3527

 

 

For the first time in race history there will
be a Girls‰Ûª Run at the NYRR New York Mini 10K. Runners ages 7-18 can
participate in a 2.25-mile Central Park race, starting just before the
women‰Ûªs 10K race. Runners are encouraged register
their young daughters, sisters, or friends to make the day a family
affair. Additional information can be found
here.

NYRR Queens 5K ‰ÛÒ At capacity

 

Date & Location:

Saturday, June 18, 2016

7:45 a.m., Queens

 

Event Hashtag:

#Queens5K

 

PR Contact:

Stuart Lieberman, NYRR: slieberman@nyrr.org or
(o) 212-548-7332 (c) 646-770-6987

 

The brand-new NYRR Queens 5K will warm up the
roadway for the NYRR Five-Borough Series: Queens 10K later in the
morning. This scenic 3.1-mile race runs through Flushing Meadow and
Corona Park. Visit
here for more information about the event.

NYRR Five-Borough Series: Queens 10K ‰ÛÒ Charity spots available

 

Date & Location:

Saturday, June 18, 2016

8:30 a.m., Queens

 

Event Hashtag:

#Queens10K

 

PR Contact:

Stuart Lieberman, NYRR: slieberman@nyrr.org or
(o) 212-548-7332 (c) 646-770-6987

 

 

 

This 10K is the third race in the NYRR
Five-Borough Series and starts off at the beautiful Flushing Meadows
Corona Park. Runners are treated to a flat, fast course through
Manhattan‰Ûªs largest borough. Additional information can be
found
here.

Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run (5M) ‰ÛÒ At capacity

 

Date & Location:

Saturday, June 25, 2016

8:30 a.m., Central Park, Manhattan

 

Event Hashtag:

#FRNYPrideRun

 

PR Contact:

Lauren Doll, NYRR: ldoll@nyrr.org or

(o) 212-423-2271 (c) 347-931-1232

 

More than 5,000 runners will take to Central Park on June 25 to show their pride in this five-mile race. This year marks the 35th
running of the event, a collaboration between NYRR and Front Runners
New York, a competitive
and social club for LDBT runners, multisport athletes, and their
allies. A portion of proceeds from this year‰Ûªs race will benefit GLSEN,
INC- the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network. GLSEN strives to
create positive, inclusive environments within all
school communities so all school members can reach educational success
and personal growth. Additional information can be found
here.

Achilles Hope & Possibility (4M) ‰ÛÒ Available

 

Date & Location:

Sunday, June 26, 2016

9:00 a.m., Central Park, Manhattan

 

Event Hashtag:

#GoAchilles

 

PR Contact:

Stuart Lieberman, NYRR: slieberman@nyrr.org or
(o) 212-548-7332 (c) 646-770-6987

 

 

 

This event celebrates running by bringing
together athletes with disabilities and able-bodied athletes. Instead of
age groups, this race presents awards by various categories of ability,
including: pushrim wheelchair, handcycle, power
chair, double amputee, visually impaired, able-bodied, and more.
Additional information can be found
here.

 

 

NYRR Open Runs

This community-based initiative brings free
weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks across New York City.
Below are the weekly NYRR Open Runs for June. Times for this are below
as well. For NYRR Open Run media inquiries,
please email
media@nyrr.org

 

On Global Running Day on June 1, all NYRR Open Run parks will offer runs at 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the day‰Ûªs message of getting active.

 

Borough

Location

Time

Where to Meet

Bronx

St. Mary‰Ûªs Park

Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.

Intersection of Eagle Ave. and 149th St.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Thursdays, 7:00 p.m.

South side of Fornino on Pier 6

Brooklyn

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