The 2023 RBC Brooklyn Half is a go! The 13.1-mile course winds through Brooklyn, beginning at Prospect Park and ending at the famous Coney Island Boardwalk on Saturday, May 20. This is my all-time favorite race, thanks to the iconic CONEY ISLAND finish. Runners will be rewarded for their hard work with the beach, boardwalk, food and music that await at the finish! The experience of running down the boardwalk will stay with me forever.
I’m running the 2023 RBC Brooklyn Half Marathon for the New York Road Runners charity, Team for Kids. Would you be so kind and make a donation to my campaign to support these kids?
Your donation will help provide critical funds for Rising New York Road Runners – NYRR’s free youth program and events platform – designed to help kids of all ages and abilities to build confidence, gain motivation, and develop healthy attitudes toward physical activity that last for life! Rising New York Road Runners is designed to develop movement skills in kids of all ages and abilities.
Rising New York Road Runners events combine fitness activities, short dashes, and races to give kids a fun and rewarding experience designed to build the confidence they need to cross any finish line. Their free and fun events are now available at home through a new series of virtual events, including Virtual Races, and Virtual Challenges that feature engaging games, led by world-class athletes, that the whole family can do together at home.
Together, we can help 250,000 youth across the country to live healthier, more active lives.
Thank you again for joining me in support of this great cause. Our finish line is active kids!
About Rising New York Road Runners
Rising New York Road Runners, NYRR’s new youth program and events platform, is built to develop movement skills in kids through a mix of running and fitness activities. The program is designed for students to build their motivation, their confidence, and the desire to be physically active for life.
About Team For Kids
Team for Kids is a committed group of adult runners from around the world who add meaning to their miles by raising funds on behalf of New York Road Runners youth programs. When you run with Team for Kids, you get guaranteed entry into premier races while raising vital funds to support NYRR youth and community programs. New York Road Runners offers free health and fitness programs to children in schools across the country. By teaching goal-setting, perseverance, determination, and teamwork, NYRR youth running programs get kids on track toward a healthy and successful life. You can help further that mission and help us teach the next generation of athletes by running with Team for Kids!
About Brian Hamilton
Brian Hamilton is the publisher of Skyblue Overland. He is an accomplished athlete, especially in the Masters division, and a former resident of The Big Apple. Notably, he has completed the Brooklyn Half Marathon eight times.
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