Where to Cheer on Your Runner

Eastern Parkway / Washington Avenue
Start Line & Mile 2
(Subway access via the 4 or 5 to Franklin Avenue)

See the runners as they depart from the Start Line and then catch them again at Mile 2 as they turn from Eastern Parkway and head down Washington Avenue. This location is right next to the Brooklyn Museum and a quarter mile from the Brooklyn Botanical Garden.

Flatbush Avenue / Empire Boulevard / Ocean Avenue Intersection
Mile 2.6
(Subway access via the Q to Prospect Park)

See Half Marathon runners coming from Washington over to Ocean Avenue at Mile 2.6.  There is an entertainment stage on the northwest corner, and you’ll also see 5-Miler runners turning onto Flatbush and entering Prospect Park by the carousel.

Park Circle
Miles 4 & 10
(Subway access via the D or G train to Fort Hamilton station)

Park Circle is at Mile 4 heading out toward Ocean Parkway and Mile 10 on the return. There’s an entertainment stage on the east side of Park Circle where the runners enter Prospect Park. Jump back on the subway and head to the 15th Street station where you can enter the park at Bartel Pritchard Square and see the runners as they pass at Mile 12.6.

Ocean Parkway
Miles 4-7 & 7-10
(Subway access via the D train to several stops east of Ocean Parkway)

Catch runners completing an out-and-back section of the course (Miles 4-7 heading south and 7-10 heading north).  There are several entertainment locations along Ocean Parkway and you can jump back on the D train to either the Fort Hamilton or 15th Street station to access Prospect Park and make your way to the Finish Line Festival.