Brooklyn is home to some of the largest and most interesting traditional and non traditional running clubs in New York City. These clubs foster competition and camaraderie and make up the unique tapestry of Brooklyn running.
We're proud to say that local clubs and teams will be supporting 100% of the hydration stations at the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon building on the strong club roots this race has had since inception.
Founded over 40 years ago, the Prospect Park Track Club (PPTC) is Brooklyn’s largest and most active running club, with a membership that extends well beyond the neighborhoods surrounding Prospect Park.
We are a group of runners who like to get together and run with other people. Coming out of South Brooklyn (Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens, and Red Hook) we represent many different levels, from people just starting out to competitive runners. Our goal is to make everyone welcome, and to give everyone positive running experiences. If you want to just run around the park, we can help you meet that goal. If you want to run a sub-3:00 marathon, we can help you too.
Prospect Park Youth Running Club is an inclusive track & field program nurturing athletes of all abilities, ages 6 - 13, as they strive to meet personal fitness goals, navigate the joys and hurdles of competition, and experience the rewards of being a part of a dynamic team. PPYRC currently boasts a roster of 150 youth athletes, encouraged and challenged by 6 devoted volunteer coaches. PPYRC is a Non-profit USATF Youth Club, since in 2008.
Brooklyn Triathlon Club welcomes members of all backgrounds—from beginners to elites, sprint to Ironman—who are interested in learning, training and racing. We support our members with group workouts, social events and educational clinics and workshops. Founded in 2004, the Brooklyn Tri Club has become one of the largest clubs in the city. BTC’s mission is to foster the sport of triathlon in Brooklyn and the greater New York area.
Crown Heights Running Club embraces the diversity of our members and the breadth of our neighborhood. We want to bring neighbors and runners together in a fun, safe, and inclusive community while supporting each member reach their goals through group runs, social events, and volunteering.
Dads, moms, leaders, brothers, sisters, physicians, teachers, deans, directors, social workers, planners, helpers, husbands, entrepreneurs, wives, friends, doers, runners. Our reasons for running are are as diverse as we are. Yet we are united not by running, but by our thirst for life, our affinity for accepting a challenge and our commitment to each teammate’s success. We run as an expression of our character, an open letter to our community and a moving metaphor for chasing one’s dreams. We. Run. Kings.