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ICYMI: Here’s the route details for Saturday’s run, as well as some notes on upcoming efforts and our partners in solidarity.

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  • Start house details
    For all runners participating in the 8km distance, we’ll start from Brooklyn Running Co @ 480 Bergen St. We’ll meet at 9AM with takeoff around 9:38AM. Note that Brooklyn Running Co. has generously offered bag drop, but since this is a point-to-point run, I encourage you to come ready to rock n’ roll. For all runners, please come masked.

  • Directions:
    8km runners will launch from the storefront down Flatbush Av until we hit Grand Army Plaza, where we’ll then follow Prospect Park West all the way down until we hit Bartel Pritchard Square. 5km runners, we’ll scoop you up from here around 10AM and continue south until we hit 20th st, where we’ll make a right and then cruise down 5th Av to 41st st (the border of Sunset Park). We’ll hang a left and bounce up a progressive hill until we reach 7th Av where we’ll take a right and from there, cruise down til 60th Av where we’ll end and walk over to 8th Av.

  • Safety and other precautions
    Since this is a city run, we’ll be running in the street at times in order to maintain social distancing. If you are not comfortable running through traffic and weaving around cars/pedestrians, please note that it will likely be unavoidable (we are running through a bustling Chinatown neighborhood so stay alert!).

  • How can we run with you if we’re outside of NY?
    NEW: View our partner run crews on the website for info on how to participate! {chinatown}runners is a decentralized community. If you have a Chinatown or other AAPI-centric neighborhood in your city, I encourage you to run it in solidarity. Run with your crew, or run solo and use our hashtag #chinatownrunners.

  • What’s the ultimate goal of this?
    To support our Chinatowns and other AAPI neighborhoods and be the eyes and ears for the communities that have been suffering. If you’re in a position to do so, please also consider donating to this month’s charity partner, Asian Americans For Equality.

{chinatown}runners HQ

So what’s next? I’m working on planning the next run which will tentatively be planned for April 8th (TBD) in Manhattan. I’m also working on our merchandise/store, where 100% of profits made will be going directly back to our Chinatowns, so stay tuned!

Thank you again for all of the support. See you Saturday!
vics // @omgvics

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