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2nd Annual East Brooklyn 5K Run/Walk A Success!

By PiaFergus
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Sep 28th, 2015
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Final 5K Logo 2015

On Saturday, September 19th, the 2nd annual East Brooklyn 5k Run/Walk was a great success! At around 7:30 AM, the runners arrived to check in where they received their t-shirts, bibs, wrist band and water bottle, and after a quick warm-up provided by one of the fantastic instructors, the runners lined up in the streets and proceeded to run! The walkers followed behind, and everyone made it to the finish line where they got their picture taken and received a medal. The top 6 runners received recognition from Melinda Perkins of East New York Restoration. Our top 6 runners (3 male/3 female) were:

Martin Daniel (#51; time was 19:12)
Christian Granados (#33; time was 19:15)
Jaron Benjamin (#138; time was 20:29)
Stephanie Williams (#126; time was 25:21)
Kat McKim (#165; time 25:45)
Lean Nedd (#176; time 26:01)

We want to thank our sponsors Shop Rite, Sports Authority, Sprint, Affinity Health Plan, Brooklyn Sports Club, Housing Works Community Healthcare and our community partners Man Up Inc., Caribbean Cup Soccer, 500 Men Making A Difference, Brooklyn Chiefs Football, PATHS Dance, Christopher Rose Community Empowerment Campaign, Sisters Building Sisters In Brooklyn, Sisters With Purpose, Not Another Child, YMCA North Brooklyn, Arts East New York, Project East New York, Tomorrow’s Leaders NYC, Empowering Youth Towards Excellence, No Kids Left Behind, Thomas Jefferson Track Team, Civil Rights HS, Pure Elements, Utopia Network, Inc., Bridge Street Development Corporation, KWATNY, and Partnership For The Homeless for showing up to the East Brooklyn 5K Run/Walk. We appreciate your time and support.

Be sure to look out for the 3rd Annual East Brooklyn 5k Run/Walk in 2016!

Check out some footage and photos from the event below!

PARTICIPANTS OF THE EVENT

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THE PHOTO BOOTH

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THE 1ST-3RD PLACE WINNERS OF THE RUN

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1st and 2nd place male winners. 1st place with white shirt is Martin Daniel (19:12 finish time), 2nd place is Christian Granados (19:15)

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3rd place male Jaron Benjamin.  Time was 20:29

 

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First place female Stephanie Williams, time was 25:21

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