NYRR Bronx 10-Mile to Feature 10,000 Runners and First-Ever NYRR Bronx 5K

Bronx13_ew_188Bronx legend DJ Kool Herc, hailed the “founding father of hip-hop” to serve as the official guest DJ at the start and finish area of the race providing entertainment for all



WHAT:NYRR Five Borough Series: 2015 Bronx 10-MileThe Bronx 10-Mile, the fourth race in NYRR’s signature Five-Borough Series, will feature approximately 10,000 finishers of all ages and abilities to one of New York City’s most energetic boroughs. 

NYRR Bronx 5K

New this year is the first-ever NYRR Bronx 5K, a perfect addition for runners looking for a shorter race distance. The 5K race will give an additional 1,500 participants the opportunity to run, walk, and experience the culture and diversity of the Bronx.




NYRR Bronx 10-Mile: Sunday, September 27, 2015, 8:00 a.m.NYRR Bronx 5K: Sunday, September 27, 2015, 7:30 a.m. 

NYRR Bronx 10-Mile and 5K Start and Finish: McClellan Street and 166th Street


WHO:The NYRR Bronx 10-Mile will feature approximately 10,000 finishers of all ages and abilities, plus an additional 1,500 participants in the NYRR Bronx 5K, coming together to celebrate health and fitness in the Bronx Borough.DJ Kool Herc, the Bronx hip-hop legend, will return for the second consecutive year providing entertainment for thousands of runners and hundreds of spectators who will be attending the event.


NYRR is proud to partner with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the #Not62 initiative to increase health and wellness in the borough communities. Through this initiative, Bronx Lebanon Hospital will be providing a mobile health screening unit at the race on East 161st Street at Joyce Kilmer Park for all individuals in the community.


 INFO: Additional information about the NYRR Five-Borough Series: Bronx 10-Mile can be found on the event page.

Additional information about the NYRR Bronx 5K can be found on the event page.


About New York Road Runners

Founded in 1958, New York Road Runners has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization, whose mission is to help and inspire people through running. NYRR’s commitment to New York City’s five boroughs features races, community events, youth running initiatives, school programs, and training resources that provide hundreds of thousands of people each year, from children to seniors, with the motivation, know-how, and opportunity to Run for Life. NYRR’s premier event, and the largest marathon in the world, is the TCS New York City Marathon. Held annually on the first Sunday in November, the race features 50,000 runners, from the world’s top professional athletes to a vast range of competitive, recreational, and charity runners. To learn more, visit www.nyrr.org.



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