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 @ Franklin. Led by:

Tuesday Night Trot

Come out for an evening park loop. All paces welcome! Meets Tuesday nights, 7:30pm, 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, 7:30am in the summer, 8:30am in the winter, Eastern Parkway @ Franklin Ave. Led by:


A 4-5 mile run on the dirt paths of Prospect Park featuring stair climb repeats and Brooklyn wildlife! All paces very welcome! Meets every other Sunday at 11am, Prospect Park, Grand Army entrance, Flatbush side bike racks. Led by:

Race Reports

Running My First Race: A Timeline

This post is an excerpt from Christiana’s excellent post on Medium. You can read about her full morning there. 5 AM: My alarm goes off. What kind of person chooses to wake up at 5 am on a SUNDAY to run a race in the frigid cold — which btw — SHE PAID MONEY FOR!?! …

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Kylie Dickson’s Report on her First NYRR 9+1 Experience

What was your experience of doing NYRR’s 9 +1 program for the first time like? I first heard about the 9+1 program when I was attending a Zumba class at NYRR Run Hub. I struck up a conversation with a woman; excitedly I told her that I would be running my first race soon! She …

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Liz’s 2019 NYC Marathon Report

What was your race experience like? The 2019 NYC Marathon was, by leaps and bounds, the MOST FUN I have ever had running a marathon! This was my fifth marathon overall, but my first time running NYC. My previous four marathons were all small races, with barely anyone out cheering. And I’ve certainly never had …

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Madeline’s 2019 NYC Marathon Report

On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019, I checked marathon #2 off my list. My official time – 5:09:44 – was a 5+ minute PR from my first marathon! I also achieved so many intangibles, including maintaining a steadier pace, feeling stronger the whole way through, and finishing feeling relatively solid. This year was so wildly different than …

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Bernard’s 2019 NYC Marathon Report

Before 2019, I would not consider myself a runner.  Sure, I had run while playing other sports (e.g. soccer, basketball), but the running, while necessary, was more incidental. Fast forward to late-February 2019, after entering the NYC Marathon lottery 3-4x, I finally “won.”  In the late winter/early spring, I slowly increased my running as I …

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