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

Nate Turner » 2018 Tokyo Marathon

TO START Going to Japan had been a dream of mine since I was a 13-year-old learning Japanese against my guidance counselor’s advice. It was my favorite class and the one in which I did the best. Didn’t know it would take so long for me actually travel to Japan, but the Tokyo Marathon gave […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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