Join us for the Prospect Park Mothers Day Duathlon in Brooklyn, NYC. This year we have THREE different distances all on one day!
Classic Distance Duathlon:3.1 mile run/14 mile bike/3.1 mile run
Sprint Distance Duathlon: 2 mile run/10 mile bike/2 mile run
International Distance Duathlon: 6.2 mile run/27 mile bike/3.1 mile run
Run through Brooklyns only forest, past its waterfalls, under the Nethermead and East Wood Arches. Bike the 3.35 mile loop going up gradual inclines, around long curves, and on fast flats allowing you to be strategic in the use of your strengths. Then hang out with a great crowd and amazing oatmeal during the awards ceremony.
RUN through Brooklyn's only forest, past it's waterfalls, under the Nethermead and East Wood Arches, through the Cleft Ridge Span Tunnel, over the Binnen and Esdale Bridges, and around the Long Meadow. You will always remember this run!!!! That's why you will do it twice when you join us for the Prospect Park Duathlon.
In between those runs you'll bike the 3.35 mile loop going up gradual inclines, around long curves, and on fast flats allowing you to be strategic in the use of your strengths.
Race Start Location:
Prospect Park Ocean Avenue and Lincoln Rd. Brooklyn, NY 11225
Directions by Subway:
Take the Q train to Prospect Park Station. Get in one of the FIRST cars to exit on Lincoln Rd. Walk towards the Park, cross Ocean Ave, enter the Park look for the transition area your right.
Take the 2 or 4 train to Grand Army Plaza. Enter the park through Grand Army Plaza and go down on the East Drive on your left if you are walking. If you ride your bike you have to go right and stay on the main loop until you see the transition area on your left. Please be aware of other bikers, joggers and walkers. The TA will be on your left across from the Boat House.
Directions by Car:
1. Head northwest on Brooklyn Bridge, keep right at the fork follow signs for Franklin D. Roosevelt East River, 2. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive S/Pearl Street, 3. Turn right onto Pearl St. 4. Turn right to merge onto Brooklyn, Bridge 5. Continue onto Adams St., 6. Continue onto Boerum Pl., 7. Turn left onto Atlantic Ave. 8.Turn right onto Washington Ave. 9.Turn left onto Empire Blvd. 10. Turn right onto Ocean Ave. At the next traffic light is the intersection with Lincoln Rd., Entrance to the Park is on your right. Cars are not allowed in the park. Find parking on Ocean Ave.
From Long Island & Queens: Via Interborough Pkwy. (Jackie Robinson Pkwy.) to Bushwick Ave. exit. Left onto Eastern Pkwy. to Grand Army Plaza. Go all the way around traffic circle to Flatbush Ave. south. Continue to entrance on right. Via Brooklyn-Queens Expwy. to Tillary St. exit. Left at second light onto Flatbush Ave., to Grand Army Plaza. Go half-way around the traffic circle. Continue on Flatbush Ave. turn right on Ocean Ave.
From Connecticut, Westchester and the Bronx: Bronx Whitestone Bridge to I-678 south, (Whitestone Pkwy.), to Van Wyck Expway to Interborough Pkwy. Jackie Robinson Pkwy. west to Bushwick Ave. exit. Left onto Eastern Pkwy. to Grand Army Plaza. Go all the way around traffic circle to Flatbush Ave. south. Turn right on Ocean Ave. Lincoln rd. is at the next intersection. Park on Ocean Ave and walk/ride into the park, transition area will be on your right.
From New Jersey Bridges or tunnels to Manhattan, south on West Side Highway, to FDR Drive north and Brooklyn Bridge exit. From the Bridge, follow the From Manhattan directions.