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East Brooklyn 5K T-Shirt Packet Pickup & In-Person Registration Today & Friday

By EastBrooklyn Staff
In East New York
Sep 17th, 2015

East Brooklyn 5K T Shirt imageThe East Brooklyn 5K Run/Walk, Sponsored by ShopRite is this weekend, Saturday September 19, 2015.  If you are already registered you can pickup your packet today, Thursday Sept. 17 from 12pm-8pm or tomorrow, Friday Sept. 18 from 12pm-6pm.  The packet pickup location is at the ENY Restoration LDC offices located at 1159 Elton Street, Brooklyn NY 11239, at the new Gateway/Elton Corridor, just steps from the Gateway Center Mall.

If you are not yet registered, you can register for the 5K, in person, at the office at those times.  The registration fee is $20, of which $10 goes to the Community Partner of your choice.  Click here to see the list of over 29 Community Partners. 

The East Brooklyn 5k Run/Walk begins at Linden Park (Gershwin), located at Linden Blvd. and Vermont St. Brooklyn NY 11207, and ends at the park at Gateway Drive (Gateway Center Mall).  The run begins at 9:00AM sharp and the walkers begin at 9:10AM sharp.

ShopRite, the presenting sponsor, and Boar’s Head will be providing Free healthy sandwiches, fruit and water to all registered participants.  Other sponsors include Sprint, Brookdale Hospital, Housing Works, Fusion East Restaurant, Girl Scouts, Road Runners and more.

For more details go to or call Melinda Perkins (ENY Restoration LDC) at 718-676-5920 or email Vernon Jones at

This is going to be a great event, with the Royal Knights marching band performing, Video Game bus for kids, face painting, video/photo booth at the finish for Social Media sharing, performances, FREE health screenings on the brand new Housing Works mobile unit, Free services by Partnership for the Homeless and more.

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