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Crotona Park 5K

Sat May 11, 2024 Bronx, NY 10457 US Directions


Crotona Park 5K

10:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT


Charlotte St
Bronx, NY US 10457


The Crotona 5K promises to be an exciting and challenging course for runners of all skill levels. This 5K race will take runners through some of the most beautiful and historic areas of Crotona Park, with stunning views of the lake and the surrounding trees.

The race will begin at 10:00 am by the Crotona Ave and Claremont Pkwy, and runners will follow a winding course through the park, with plenty of hills and turns to keep things interesting. Along the way, runners will pass by some of the park's most notable landmarks, including the Indian Lake.

As with all Race The Bronx events, the Crotona 5K is about more than just running. It's about celebrating the beauty and diversity of our borough, and bringing together members of the community for a fun and challenging outdoor experience. Whether you're a seasoned runner or just looking to try something new, we hope you'll join us for this exciting race in one of the Bronx's most treasured parks.

Regular Price: $30 (Available until 30 days before the event)
Early Bird Discount: Register early and save $5!
Price After 30 Days Left: $35 (Available from 30 days before the event until 7 days before the event)
Price Increase with a Week to Go: $40 (Available from 7 days before the event until the day before the event)
Same Day Registration: $50 (Available on the event day for participants who didn't register in advance)

A prize will be awarded to the 1st place male and 1st place female.

Finisher Medals and Shirts will be provided to all participants. 

Age Group Awards will go to the top Male & Female for the following Age Groups: 

19 and under
20 - 29
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 +

This event is directed by an RRCA Certified Race Director.

Interactive Map

Click here for Map: Crotona Park 5K (Strava Map)

Course Map

The course starts at Cortona Park Amphitheater and follows an 800-meter loop around the Crotona pond. After completing the loop, runners continue on an outer loop through scenic trails and paths. Finally, the course returns to the amphitheater for the finish.


Race Contact Info

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there medals for this race? 

A: Yes, medals will be given for this race! 

Q: Are walkers allowed? Are Baby Strollers allowed? 

A: Yes & Yes! Walkers and parents with strollers can sign up for the Friends & Family wave.  Walkers will have a 1 hour 50 minute time frame to complete the 5k distance. 

Q: What If I can't make it? Can I get a refund? 

A: There are no refunds for this race, but we are allowing bib transfers if you'd like for someone else to take your place.

Q: Will there be bibs for this race? If so, when and where will we be able to get them? 

A: Yes, there are bibs for this race. Bibs will be given out the morning of the race, at Soundview Park, beginning at 8:30am. Pins will be provided. 

Q: Will there be a bag check area? 

A: Yes, we'll have a bag check area with volunteer staff monitoring your belongings. 

Q: Will there be post race refreshments provided? 

A: Yes, we'll have waters and fruit for registered runners and walkers. 

Q: Can my friends/family cheer for me along the course? 

A: Yes! Absolutely we'd love to see folks cheering along the course.

Q: Are pets allowed? 

A: Animals and pets are not allowed on the race course, but if you are a person with a disability and will need your service animal with you we will accommodate.  


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