This is the 7th annual Finland Center Midsummer 5K run/Nordic Walk which is to be held on Sunday, June 17th, 2018, 9:00 a.m., with start at Bartel Pritchards Lot at Prospect Park, Brooklyn. Pre-race packet pick-up will be at the Running Company, at Time Warner Center in Manhattan, on Saturday, June 16th, from 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Nordic Pole walking is noncompetitive and the walkers will leave after the runners. Instructions on proper use of poles at 8:30 a.m. by certified instructor from Hyva Nordic Walking. Nordic Walking Poles and Audio Receiver will be provided. Please bring a pair of headphones.


The race starts at 9:00 a.m., the course will be a 5K loop of Prospect Park, arrive at Bartel Pritchards Lot for pre-race meeting beforehand at 8-8:30 a.m.

Participants will receive: T-shirt and discount coupons from the Running Company. Ekavi Boutique will donate a gift certificate as women’s First Prize. Men’s First Prize will be two custom shirts made with a special fitting at Woodies Clothing. At the finish line, participants will enjoy water and cheese sandwiches.