2018 NYRR Five-Borough Series

The NYRR Five-Borough Series showcases New York Road Runners' commitment to the individuals and communities in each borough since 2014. More than just five races, the Five-Borough Series—the United Airlines NYC Half, the Popular Brooklyn Half, the NYRR Queens 10K, the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, and the NYRR Staten Island Half—is a celebration of what makes each borough unique, inspiring, and an amazing place to get out and get moving.
 

  • -One race in each borough of New York City
  • -Launched in 2014 
  • -284,938 total finishers
  • -49% men - 51% women
  • -3,375,466 total miles covered


United Airlines NYC Half

Manhattan, March 18, 2018

First race: August, 27, 2006
Total finishers since 2014: 79,850 (38,229 M – 41,621 F)
Total distance covered since 2014: 1,046,127 miles
 

  • -Started in 2006 (Fred Lebow/Hispanic Half in Manhattan – in 1973)
  • -One of the most prestigious half marathons in the world
  • -The only race in New York that goes through the Times Square

Men’s Event Record: Haile Gebrselassie, 59:24:00, 2007
Women’s Event Record: Molly Huddle, 1:07:41, 2016
Men’s Wheelchair Event Record: Ernst van Dyk, 45:39, 2016
Women’s Wheelchair Event Record: Tatyana McFadden, 52:25, 2016

Other NYRR programs in Manhattan: NYRR Open Run, NYRR Striders, NYRR Mighty Milers, NYRR Youth Wheelchair Training Program, NYRR Run for the Future, Community Investment Initiative


Popular Brooklyn Half

Brooklyn, May 19, 2018

First race: 1981
Total finishers since 2014: 106,975 (50,425 M – 56,554 F)
Total distance covered since 2014: 1,401,373 miles
 

  • -The biggest half marathon in the U.S.
  • -The only race in New York that finishes right by the beach

Men’s Event Record: Tesfaye Assefa, 1:03:18, 2012
Women’s Event Record: Kim Smith, 1:11:24, 2013

Other NYRR programs in Brooklyn: NYRR Open Run, NYRR Striders, NYRR Mighty Milers, NYRR Youth Wheelchair Training Program, NYRR Run for the Future


NYRR Queens 10K 

Queens, June 16, 2018

First race: 1979
Total finishers since 2014: 30,028 (19,823 M – 18,205 F)
Total distance covered since 2014: 236,146 miles
 

  • -The course goes through the Flushing Meadow Corona Park and passes the home of the USTA and the US Open
  • -The race celebrates the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world: there are 138 languages spoken in the Queens borough

Men’s Event Record: Julius Arile, 29:21, 2012
Women’s Event Record: Etaferahu Temesgen, 33:16, 2015

Other NYRR programs in Queens: NYRR Open Run, NYRR Striders, NYRR Mighty Milers, NYRR Youth Wheelchair Training Program, Community Investment Initiative


New Balance Bronx 10 Mile

Bronx, September 30, 2018

First race: 1995
Total finishers since 2014: 45,730 (23,537 M – 22,193 F)
Total distance covered since 2014: 457,300 miles
 

  • -The race celebrates the unique culture of the flavourful Bronx borough. It offers great running experience along with music, food and other community activities.
  • -The starting line is in the same area where on June, 4, 1958, Ted Corbitt and 40 fellow runners founded what later became the New York Road Runners

Men’s Event Record: Ayele Megersa, 48:18, 2015
Women’s Event Record: Kim Konley, 55:37, 2016

Other NYRR programs in Bronx: NYRR Open Run, NYRR Striders, NYRR Mighty Milers, NYRR Youth Wheelchair Training Program, Community Investment Initiative

NYRR Staten Island Half

Staten Island, October 14, 2018

First race: 1987
Total finishers since 2014: 39,710 (21,655 M – 18,055 F)
Total distance covered since 2014: 520,291.50 miles
 

  • -Many runners use the event as their final TCS New York City Marathon warm-up

Men’s Event Record: Luis Ostolozaga, 1:04:09, 1985
Women’s Event Record: Neely Gracey, 1:13:03, 2016

Other NYRR programs in Staten Island: NYRR Open Run, NYRR Striders, NYRR Mighty Milers, NYRR Youth Wheelchair Training Program, NYRR Run for the Future

 

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