North Brooklyn Runners: A Community Running Group Serving Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bushwick, and Beyond!


NBR Fifth Annual Anniversary Gala 2014: Teaser 2 by nbrwebjohn
January 15, 2014, 12:10 am
Filed under: Annual Gala, Events, Inspiration, Members, NBR Goings On, Socials

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NBRs Fifth Annual Anniversary Gala 2014


Late Feb/Early March.

More info coming soon…..




NBR Fifth Annual Anniversary Gala 2014: Teaser by nbrwebjohn
January 9, 2014, 6:00 pm
Filed under: Annual Gala, Events, Inspiration, Members, NBR Goings On, Socials

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NBRs Fifth Annual Anniversary Gala 2014


We are going to need one hell of a velvet rope!

Details Coming Soon!




North Brooklyn Runners’ Fundraiser: Sneaker Drive 2013 by nbrwebjohn
December 18, 2013, 10:00 pm
Filed under: Events, Gear, Inspiration, NBR Goings On, Volunteering

NBR2-52af3d343f65fHey NBR friends and family! We have joined forces with a few other running clubs (Dashing Whippets, NYAC, Mercury Masters, and VCTC, so far) to help raise funds for NYRR’s Sneaker Drive. All funds raised will go towards purchasing proper running shoes (at a discount) for needy children who participate in NYRR’s no-fee youth running programs. A lot of these kids have to make do by running in street shoes, basketball shoes, etc. Your donation – of any amount – will go a long way.

Click here!



NBR Holiday Party by nbrwebjohn
December 14, 2013, 8:00 pm
Filed under: Events, Inspiration, Members, NBR Goings On, Socials

Save the date. Save your ugly sweaters. Save room for latkes.

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‘Twas the night before Friday, when all thro’ the nest
Ever runner was stirring, owls, doves and the rest;
The sneakers were hung by the pool table with care,
Because Coach Chu had spilled some beer over there;
The Whippets were nestled all snug in their beds,
While we were up into the night, eating Latkes instead.
And Logan in his ‘kerchief, and Fernando in his sweater,
Said hello to the new girl, for they had just met her —
When out on the track there arose such a clatter,
We sprang from our core form to see what was the matter.
Away to the bins we all ran like a flash,
Whether forefoot or heel strike, for this was a holiday bash!

It’s that time of year again!
It’s the NBR Holiday Party!
Time to get sweaty at the track in an ugly sweater and then head on over to the nest for a very special holiday nesting night.

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NBR Holiday Party

December 19th 2013, Thursday
8:30 PM

Turkey’s Nest Tavern
94 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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There will be:

  • Holiday Ugly Sweater Contest!
  • Latke Eating Contest!
  • White Elephant Gift Exchange!
  • Cookies!
  • Prizes!
  • Holiday cheer! Holiday spirits in styrofoam cups! Runners! Injured Runners! Recovering runners!

To Do:

  1. If you’d like to participate in the Latke eating contest, email Katie Winther. Limited spots available! (*Now Sold-Out…see below*)
  2. If you’d like to participate in the White Elephant, please bring a gift of no more than $10 value.

Next Thursday night, Post-speedwork or just come as you are. PLEASE RSVP!!!

Facebook Invite.

For those of you unaware of what a White Elephant gift exchange entails, you’re in for a treat. Read up here. Let’s get weird, people!

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In order to really get in the holiday spirit we will be collecting coats and canned googs for http://www.newyorkcares.org/coat-drive to be donated to City Harvest.

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Bring your coats and canned goods to the Holiday Party!

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The gauntlets have been thrown. The contestants are chosen. The Great Latke Eating Contest at the NBR Holiday Party is on! Who will be left standing?

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NYRR Club Points Race NYRR Ted Corbitt Classic 15K 2013 Brunch by nbrwebjohn
December 13, 2013, 8:30 pm
Filed under: Events, NBR Goings On, Socials

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Last Brunch of the Year!

Everyone is welcome at brunch, whether you raced, cheered, or stayed at home. Catch up with old NBR friends & meet new people.  We want to hear how your race went.

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Ted Corbitt Classic Brunch
Saturday, December 13th 2013
1:00 PM
Spritzenhaus
33 Nassau Ave & Guernsey St
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NBR Team Night at the Brooklyn Running Company by nbrwebjohn
December 11, 2013, 12:00 pm
Filed under: Apparel, Events, NBR Goings On

NBRBklynRunningCoStoreFrontDecember 13th 2013, Friday
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Brooklyn Running Company
222 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

The Brooklyn Running Company is hosting a shopping night just for us! We will have the store to ourselves Friday Night, December 13th at 8:00PM for a special night of big savings (15% off all purchases for 1 night). Located at 222 Grand Street. (between Roebling and Driggs)

  • Co-founder Matt Byrne, two-time Olympic Trials marathoner, will be here to lead a discussion on Gait Analysis and proper footwear fitting.
  • Two physical therapist from Finish Line Physical Therapy will be available for free injury consultation.
  • Two awesome raffle prizes brought to you by Brooks.
  • Giveaways for NBR members from Brooklyn Running Co. (pint glass, gels, and more)
  • Some beers and light fare will be provided.

Happy Shopping!

Facebook Invite.



Third Annual NBR McCarren Park Track Classic – Save the Date! by nbrwebjohn

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Save the Date!


Third Annual NBR McCarren Park Track Classic

Friday, April 25, 2013
7:00 PM

McCarren Park Track
Driggs Avenue between Lorimer St. & Union Ave.





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