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

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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Royal Race Report: Amelie Poojary on the Brooklyn Half

Did you train for this race? If so, how? Yes, I initially wanted to follow a training plan but didn’t have great incentives to do so. I ended up joining as many CHRC speed workouts and long runs as possible. Did you have any goals for this race? If so, what were they? Yes, I […]

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Royal Race Report: Guillermo on Cheering at the NYC Half

CHRC Royals don’t just love to run, we love to cheer on our teammates because we’ve all had that experience of struggling through a race and being lifted up and recharged by friends who’ve come out to cheer for us. Here’s Guillermo Jimenez’s ecstatic report on the “cheerer’s high” he got from cheering at the […]

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Royal Race Report: Tara Mardigan on the NYC Half-Marathon

What was your race experience like? Whoa, this race was equal parts tough and exhilarating. The course was familiar to me in spurts from both running and biking NYC but stringing it all together was brand new. What a way to see NYC! I was trying to distract myself in the later miles by pretending […]

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