Royal Race Report: Guillermo Jimenez on the NYC Half Marathon

It was a great day for CHRC! Congrats to all of our 23 finishers!! Andrew, Guillermo, Michael, Walt, Leslie, Gideon, Nicole, Sonya, Amanda, Kay, Aliza, Sebastian, John, Ethan, Emily, Sophie, Rachael, Elizabeth, Shelley, Madeline, Erin, Priti, AND Zoe! What was your race experience like? The 2018 NYC Half was an awesome experience! I was really […]

Meet a Royal: Ethan Wieselthier

Why do you run? The reason I run? Years ago I sprained one ankle and broke the other, and after that I did nothing. Absolutely no activity, I just never put the effort in to fully recover and became a bit of a blob. Then, I moved in with Anna and she ran all the […]

Liz Marvin on the PPTC Cherry Tree 10-Miler

What was your race experience like? I really liked this race. I don’t actually like racing all that much, especially in NYC. The races are expensive, and with most races taking place in Manhattan, getting to the starting line early on a weekend morning is just too much of a hassle for me. But at […]

The Best Camping Trip Yet!

Louie has been a CHRC member for two years, and give us this report of “the best camping trip” yet! After a popular and successful spring 2017 camping trip, Sunny organized yet another camping trip in the fall. The group was smaller, but still cool, and we decided to go camping in Harriman State Park, […]

CHRC Goes Camping – Again!

Curious what a CHRC camping trip is like? Heather Strickland tells all. I love camping. Something about the fresh air, the campfire, and the mild danger of being eaten by bears really makes my heart sing. So when our fearless camp captain Sunny started gathering the names of people who might be interested in a […]

NYRR Team Champs

Dave Gibbons reports back from the NYRR Team Champs, August 5th 2017. — In early August, 11 CHRC men and 14 CHRC women set out for the Team Championships 5 mile race. Team champs isn’t like most NYRR races; the men and women run at separate times which gives the team the opportunity to cheer […]

Running Bananas: The 1st Person Experience

This week, a special race report from Gideon Bautista aka Captain Potassium, describing his journey running bananas. — Whenever another Crown Heights Runner wants to race in a banana suit for the first time, I always say, don’t fret the aerodynamics, but steel yourself for a psychological gauntlet. Take my first race: Team Champs, 2016. […]

Brooklyn Half Marathon Race Recap

In spite of training derailments, injuries, and other unexpected obstacles (which we runners have no shortage of experience with), almost fifty #CHRC team members crossed the finish line among tens of thousands on the boardwalk at Coney Island this spring.    The results of the day consisted of majority Personal Bests (PBs or PRs), at least […]

Volunteer with CHRC @Girls On The Run 5K

It’s not too late to sign up for our semi-annual volunteer activity: the Girls on the Run 5K on Sunday, June 4! Sign up by this Friday to secure your spot with the team.  DETAILS: When: Sunday, June 4 @ 9am-12ish (volunteer shifts start earlier); with team brunch together after for folks who want to join!  Where: Roosevelt […]

AirBnB Brooklyn Half: 9 DAYS OUT

The AirBnB Brooklyn Half is just over a week away! Over 60 members of #CHRC will be running this year’s race so you’ll be in great company! As you get tapered for the big day, we want to help you celebrate all that you have accomplished to this point in training and the important day. 13.1 […]