1ST ANNUAL GAZA 5K WALK/RUN - BROOKLYN, NYC

1ST ANNUAL GAZA 5K WALK/RUN - BROOKLYN, NYC

3/28/2015, 8:30AM
95 Parkside Ave., Brooklyn NY 11218
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Funds raised through this event provide counseling for Palestine refugee children in Gaza suffering from PTSD and other psychological trauma.

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Event Details

Location

95 Parkside Ave., Brooklyn NY 11218

Date & Time

Saturday, March 28 2015

8:30 AM

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**THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. THERE WILL NOT BE ONSITE REGISTRATION**

To support the cause, please make a donation or sign up for the next Gaza 5K taking place May 16 in Washington DC. Register here!

PACKET PICK UP

To prevent race delays, we ask that you pick up your timing chip, race bib, t-shirt and other goodies at our pre-race packet pick up:

Friday, March 27 from 4 to 7PM at AAFSC Brooklyn- 150 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

If you’re picking up for another runner or a team, please have the full name(s) of the other runners available. The race is chip-timed for runners, so please don’t forget to bring your chip and race bib with you to wear on race day! Runners will not be timed without a bib and chip.

If you cannot attend packet pick up, we will have your packet available the morning of the 5K. But, you must arrive no later than 8:30AM in order to prevent race delays.

RACE DAY DETAILS

The Gaza 5K will take place rain or shine.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Grecian Shelter, Prospect Park

95 Parkside Ave.Brooklyn, NY 11218

Closest entrances to the Grecian Shelter are: 

  • Parkside Ave. & Ocean Ave.
  • Prospect Park Southwest and Park Circle

Closest subway stops:

  • Q train to Parkside Ave.
  • F train to 15 St.-Prospect Park

There is a public parking location, at Breeze Hill (just inside the Lincoln Road & Ocean Ave entrance, to Prospect Park). There are limited spaces, for the public and is generally occupied by patrons attending the LeFrak Center at Lakeside (Ice Skating facility). However, it is open to the general public.

BREAKFAST

Coffee and a light breakfast will be served starting at 8:30AM.

IMPORTANT NOTES

Storage space will not be available at the park for personal items. We kindly ask that you leave your valuables at home.

AWARDS

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd overall best time for male and female runners, as well as top girl and boy runners under the age of 12. There will also be team and top fundraising awards.

ABOUT THE GAZA 5K

By participating, you will directly support UNRWA’s psycho-social support program to provide these children with critically needed counseling services, offering them a safe space to express their emotions and fears, and the opportunity to work with trained counselors to learn valuable coping skills.Lace up your running or walking shoes, bring your friends, your family, and even your pets and we’ll see you March 28!

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