This is the 7th annual Finland Center Midsummer 5K run/Nordic Walk which is to be held on Sunday, June 17th, with start at Bartel Pritchard Lot at Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY.
Pre race packet pick up will be at the Running Company, at Time Warner Center in Manhattan, on Saturday, June 16th, from 11 AM to 5:00 PM.
Nordic Pole walking is noncompetitive. Walkers will leave after runners. Instruction in proper use of poles at 8:30am by certified instructor from Hyva Nordic Walking. Nordic Walking Poles and Audio Receiver will be provided. Please bring a pair of headphones.
The race starts at 9:00 AM, the course will be a 5K loop of Prospect Park. Arrive at Bartel Pritchard Lot for pre race meeting at 8-8:30 am.
Participants will receive: T-shirt, discount coupons from the Running Company, and candy from Sockerbit. Ekavi Boutique will donate a $200 gift certificate as women’s First Prize. Men’s First Prize will be two custom shirts made with a special fitting at Woodies Clothing.
At the finish line, participants will enjoy water and rye and cheese sandwiches.
Runners can create their own fundraising campaign for the race and get a chance to win a $150 gift certificate to fashion boutique Samuji. For fundraising campaign, visit here.
Children are also welcome to join with their parents.