The Brooklyn PACE 5K

Saturday 21st April 2018

Ford Amphitheater: Coney Island Boardwalk, Brooklyn, United States

Distance running, 5K


Great Medal, Great DJ, Fun People on the Coney Island Boardwalk.  This is your shot… a chance to join hundreds of runners and walkers in Brooklyn, NYC for the official Brooklyn PACE 5K. So, channel your inner soul, register and show Brooklyn you can go the distance.


Event details and schedule

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Race Start Time: 10:00am

Participant Check-In & Bag Check: 8:00am-9:45am

Location: Coney Island Boardwalk, Brooklyn

Meeting Place: Ford Amphitheater



The Run will start near the Ford Amphitheater on the Coney Island boardwalk. All staff will have on either a yellow or gray staff shirts so please feel free to ask them for assistance. They will be happy to assist you.


Registration Check-In

Check-In is from 8:00AM to 9:45AM. If do not complete the consent form by Thursday, April 19, 2018, you must check-in before 9:00AM.



Driving Directions

  1. Take the Belt Parkway to exit 6 toward Cropsey Avenue/Coney Island
  2. Merge onto Shore Parkway and continue straight
  3. Use the right lane to turn slightly left onto Bay 52nd Street
  4. Use right two lanes to turn right onto Cropsey Avenue
  5. Head south on Cropsey Avenue and continue onto West 17th Street
  6. Use the right two lanes to turn right onto Surf Avenue
  7. At the third cross street, turn left onto West 21st Street




Again, please try to give your self extra time in case of traffic and time to find parking. Metered parking is available along most streets. There are also paid parking lots on West 17th Street at MCU Park and West 12th Street between Mermaid and Surf Avenues, West 15th Street between the Boardwalk and Surf Avenue and on Neptune Avenue between West 12th Street and Stillwell Avenue. Please note that some of the paid parking lots range from $8-$16 for the day. Hopefully everyone, can find metered or free parking.


Public Transportation 


  1. Take the Q, N, D or F train to Stillwell Avenue/Coney Island
  2. Walk down Stillwell Avenue towards the beach and boardwalk
  3. Once on the boardwalk turn right and walk along the boardwalk to the Amphitheater
  4. The amphitheater is one block past the historic parachute jump
Instructions for Race Day


1) All staff will have on either a yellow or gray staff shirts so please feel free to ask them for assistance. They will be happy to assist you.


2) Please feel free to text or call any of the contacts below if you need anything before or during the run/walk.


3) If you have a song that you would like to hear please email us the song and we will try to play it for you after the run.



Mike Coates - 929-281-5433

Lamar Cheston - 347-302-0622

Joe Shayne - 646-345-8454

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