• Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Nordic Pole Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Nordic Pole Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open


This is the 8th annual Finland Center Midsummer 5K run/Nordic Walk which is to be held on Sunday, June 16th, 2019, 9:00 AM, with start at Bartel Pritchards Lot at Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY  

Pre race packet pick up will be at the Running Company/Jack Rabbit, at Time Warner Center in Manhattan, on Saturday, June 15th, from 11 AM to 4:00 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. You may also bring your own poles.

Event details and schedule

The race stats at 9:00 AM, the course wil be a 5K loop of Prospect Park, arrive at Bartel Pritchards Lot for pre race meeting beforehand at 8-8:30 am. 

Participants will receive:T-shirt; discount coupons from the Running Company. Ekavi Boutique will donate a gift certificate as women's First Prize.  Men's First Prize TBA. At the finish line, participants will enjoy water and rye bread and Finlandia cheese sandwiches. 


Organised by

Finland Center Foundation

Finland Center At Centre For Social Innovation, 601 West 26th Street #325, New York

Phone: 9143372484

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