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The Brooklynite Summer Half- 2019

Sunday, June 16, 2019
American Veteran Memorial Pier** 6901 Shore Rd. BrooklynNY  11209
Sunday, June 16, 2019
American Veteran Memorial Pier** 6901 Shore Rd. BrooklynNY  11209

About This Activity

Run Course:  Shore Road Promenade

Reference Address: 
6901 Shore Road, Brooklyn NY 11209

Check-in:  American Veterans Memorial Pier

Run Course:  Shore Road Promenade

The NEW course consists now of 3 loops.  Each loop is 4.33   Start and finish is at the American Veterans Memorial Pier.

Water Stations: There will be water stations about every 2 miles along the course.  Besides water there will be bananas and oranges and sports drink and gels (GU).

  Entry Fee:  early bird includes
  • Technical T-shirt: male & female cut

  • personalized bib (must register 4 weeks prior) commemorative bib thereafter.

  • Die Cast Medal with full color ribbon

  • Awards/Plaques for Top 3 overall Male and Female

  • Awards/Plaques for Top 3 Age Groups Male and Female 14- 19, 20-24 until 75-79

  • Post Race bagels, cream cheese spreads, organic jelly and peanut butter.

 

Event details and schedule

 Please always check our website: http://www.citytri.com   for updates. 

Welcome to the Brooklynite Summer Half Marathon! We have almost 300 brave and powerful athletes ready to run 13.1 Miles on one of the United States most historic river fronts. We look forward to seeing you there early on Sunday. To make sure all goes well here are some important points to remember:

 

START TIME: 8:00 AM

PACKET PICK UP:

From: 7.:00 AM so that you can pick up your shirt, bib, and timing tag. BRING PICTURE ID!

You need to know your Bib number as bibs are given in numerical order. Bib assignments can be view HERE. Also, you can drop off your valuables, warm up, and make any final preparations before the start.

 

LOCATION: American Veteran Memorial Pier

6904 Shore Rd.

 

Access by using the overpass off Shore Rd. and continue to the Pier.

 

BE AWARE THAT THE PATH HAS A LANE FOR CYCLIST AND ANOTHER FOR PEDESTRIANS YOU AND YOUR FANS NEED TO BE VERY CAREFUL WHEN CROSSING THESE LANES! THE PARK IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! HEADPHONES ARE NOT ALLOWED AS YOU HAVE TO BE AWARE OF YOUR ENVIRONMENT.

 

PARKING:

You can find parking on Shore Parkway.

 

PERSONAL ITEMS AREA:

Drop off your bags, coats, etc. in our personal items area for a safe and dry place to keep your items. The items will be secure and managed by one of our great volunteers.

 

COURSE:

Watch a video of the course in Youtube. Click here.

3 loops of 4.36 Miles each

UTURN 1: Right under the Verrazano Bridge

UTURN 2:by the start and finish area.

 

START & FINISH @ American Veteran Memorial Pier

 

View the map here.

It’s a 3-loop course along the Shore. You start running South and u-turn at 2nd water station. Where the U-turn sign is.  Head back North towards the start/finish area and U-turn and head back South. Complete 3 loops and then finish. We will direct you to the start location on race day. The loop is 4.34 Miles long. Miles markers will be placed for every mile. Water tables will be placed at three locations on the loop providing you with 12 opportunities to pick up GU electrolyte drinks, water, and GU gels. Each will have music to keep you going.

 

TIMING:

You MUST wear your BIB on your front torso to assure that you get timed. You will go over a timing mat for each loop so that you get timing splits for every loop. LIVE! Every time you go over the timing mat your time will be uploaded to elitefeats.com or copy and paste: https://elitefeats.com/race-results.asp?ID=19639. Share this link with your family and they will see your time as you complete each loop.

 

AWARDS CEREMONY:

We have two ceremonies, first for the top 3 male and female OVERALL. Shortly after we hold the age group ceremony. Live timing allow us to start the ceremony quickly so do not leave without your award or have a friend hold it for you. We do not mail awards.

 

TRANSFER OUT TO ANOTHER EVENT before Friday June 14.

If you cannot make it and didn't buy insurance protection we have you covered. Pay a $25 transfer fee and choose another event from our calendar. You can complete this online by logging into your active.com account, selecting "my events" find the Brooklynite Summer Half Marathon event, and you will see the option to transfer out.

 

WEATHER:

From Weather.com: Cloudy skies during the morning hours followed by sunny afternoon. High 80F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chances of rain 40%.

 

CLOTHING:

Be prepared for great running weather however also be prepared for a possible shower later in the race. If rain doesn’t bother you we suggest you keep it to a minimum. Just bring a towel for drying off afterward. A hat can also help keep the rain off your face. If it does bother you we suggest a light running jacket that keeps you dry while not overheating you. Finally, if you wear layers and have a friend watching your race prepare to drop off layers with them after each loop if the temperature gets too warm for you.

 

YOUR FANS:

The best place for them to watch is at the Finish line. ( Remember they must be careful when crossing the boardwalk as there is a lane for cyclists!) They’ll see you pass twice per loop! So, prepare them to get their cheer on! We’ll pass out some cheer equipment as well, cowbells, horns, etc.

 

MAKING A DIFFERENCE:

This is our fourth race as part of our effort to support an amazing organization, Riverkeeper. This is a non-profit that works every day to keep our water ways and drinking water clean. So, please, if you have yet to donate when you registered please do by going here: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/run-for-riverkeeper

 

RACE APP:

The second option to have your friends track you if you run with your phone is through the app. Your friends can watch your times and you can get all the info that you need by downloading the Active Experience Race App and going to this race. Go to your App Store on your phone and look for the Active Experience App. See instructions for use below.

 

RACE APP INSTRUCTIONS:

Download the “Active Experience” app today!

Made specifically for both runners and spectators, the Active Experience app gives you access to:

  • Track participants on race day as they run the Brooklyn Beach Half Marathon.
  • Training and preview run announcements
  • Race day schedules
  • Course maps
  • Volunteer announcements and information
  • Special announcements and giveaways from sponsors
  • Important Tracking Information
  • For the tracker (non-runner)

Download the “Active Experience” app and select the Brooklyn Beach Half Marathon. You must enable your location services while using the app and turn on app notifications for runner updates

  • Login to the app using your email or Facebook
  • Click on the “people” tile
  • Click on the “+” button in the upper right hand corner
  • Search for the participants by name or bib number in the search bar and click “follow”
  • Note: Do not search for participants via contacts or Facebook

For the participant (runner or walker)

Download the “Active Experience” app and search for the Brooklynite Summer Half Marathon. You MUST enable location services in order to be tracked by a spectator.

Login to the app using the email you used to register for the race. This is super important and must be done to enable tracking. To find the email you used, search for your Brooklyn Beach Half Marathon email confirmation.

On the home page, click on the people icon in the upper right-hand corner. Accept the request from your fellow tracker.

Note: You must run with your phone in order to be tracked via the app.

Tracking Tips

Be sure to use the same email you used to register for the race when logging in to the app

Enable location services to “while only using the app” to save battery during the race and normal usage

If you encounter issues with tracking over race day, try exiting the app completely and restarting it or restart your mobile device

Only request people that are expecting a tracking request

Allow push notifications for important notifications throughout race day. We won’t spam you- promise!

If you accidentally deny an important follow request, the tracker will need to re-create an account and request to follow you again.

 

Thanks,

Alejandra and George Reagan

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American Veteran Memorial Pier** 6901 Shore Rd. BrooklynNY  11209
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