Whether it’s for fitness or fun, join us for a race or training run. You can find us in Prospect Park, across Brooklyn, Central Park, and beyond! Whether it’s a first 5k, a marathon PR, or epic team fun, we help each other meet our goals!

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  • Join us on a training run, check out the schedule and just show up!
  • Register with NYRR for free and put CHRC as your affiliated club.
  • Let us know if you’re preparing for a race or have a goal you’re working toward. We want to support you!

NYRR Club Points Series

We compete in the NYRR club point series, mostly in the top-secret “Banana” division. See our current standing and learn how club points are scored.

Member Records

Training Runs

Monday Shakeout

Start the week off right with an easy loop of Prospect Park!

Meets Monday mornings, 6:30am, Eastern Parkway @ Rogers. Led by:

Stamina Tuesday

Come out for a structured evening workout with CHRC! Usually in Prospect Park, these workouts will build your strength and endurance. All paces welcome!

Meets Tuesday nights, 7:45pm, Prospect Park, Grand Army entrance, Flatbush side bike racks. Led by:

Friday Five

Start off your weekend right with an easy 5 miles or 5k in the park!

Meets Friday mornings, 6:30am, Eastern Parkway @ Franklin (north side). Led by:

Long One

In training and need to go long? This conversational pace run is for folks going 6+ miles. Often to exciting places, like Summer Streets, Coney Island, or Governor’s Island, with options for more and less mileage. Check the schedule for more information!

Meets Saturday mornings, 8am in the summer, Eastern Parkway @ Franklin Ave. Led by:

Trail Run

A 4-5 mile run on the dirt paths of Prospect Park featuring stair climb repeats and Brooklyn wildlife! All paces very welcome!

Meets Sunday mornings, 11am, Prospect Park, Grand Army entrance, Flatbush side bike racks. Led by:

Race Reports

Guillermo Jimenez on the Al Goldstein Summer Speed Series

Lungs and legs on fire for the duration of a race is not my idea of fun. Add to this equation heat and humidity and the discomfort level increases exponentially. Some may argue that anyone who participates in such an event more than once must be some sort of masochist. Masochist or no, 2019 marked …

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Elizabeth Tromans on the Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Race

What was your race experience like? Wow, this race was hot! I’ve never enjoyed a popsicle quite so much as I enjoyed the frozen goodness at the finish line of this race. Aside from the heat, however, I very much enjoyed the overall lively and positive atmosphere. It truly felt like a celebration, which is …

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Kelsey Drain and Brooke Shaffner on the Charlie Horse Half-Marathon Trail Run

Kelsey: On a warm, sunny Friday afternoon, Brooke and I hopped on the train to New Jersey — a halfway point between Brooklyn and Reading, Pennsylvania. We picked up my car from my parents’ house in NJ and Brooke was an excellent co-pilot on our 2-hour drive to Reading. We were looking forward to a …

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Royal Race Report: Jimmy Nunciato on the Brooklyn Half

What was your race experience like? Hot! “Hot” is the immediate response. Up until this race, the temperature hadn’t been too hot and I was a little thrown by the scorching sun on race day. Did you train for this race? If so, how? I didn’t follow any specific training plan for this race. However, …

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Royal Race Report: Mary Gibbons on the Brooklyn Half

Mary Gibbons on the Brooklyn Half 2019: or, how I defeated impending GI issues with a smile on my face: I didn’t sign up for the half marathon this year, only having run in once in 2016 and not enjoying it (that last 6 miles! the plodding feet! the sun!). But when a post on …

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