Free Practice Run Details at

See a race description from one of the runners from last year

The Race Date is Saturday, August 3, 2024

The Course Map link is

10th Annual Bed Stuy 5k

Grand Prize for Male & Female Runners

1st $1000

2nd $500

3rd $250

Registered Runners get Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place Men & Women Participant Medals or Tee Shirt Numbered bib with time chip

Race Start Time 8:30AM

Race Day Registration 7:30AM


START FROM Herbert Von King Park

SATURDAY, August 3, 2024

Running through the streets of beautiful Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn

$40 Registration Fee $60 Race Day

Previous Years:

The 2023 Live Results link is

The 2023 Registration page is


Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Who should I contact to volunteer or if you have events or ideas for the after race events?

A: Call Wayne at ‪(917) 297-2365

Q: Where can I learn more about 500 Men Making a Difference?

A: Go to and

Q: Where do I submit my virtual race results?


Q: What and who are Grand Marshals and Marshals?

A: Grand Marshals and Marshals are honored guests who help promote the event. And here's the list of our honored guests (but remember you, the runners and walkers, are the most honored guest!


Race Timeline

ALL INFORMATION is SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  Please check back close to race day.

Bib Pickup Details: You can pick either of the two choices to pick up your race bib:


6 – 7:30pm

Pre-Race Bib Pickup - BedStuy 5K

Location and Time to be determined.


7 – 8am

Race Day - Bib Pickup - BedStuy 5K

670 Lafayette Ave at Amphitheatre


See for a map of the course. The streets will be closed to vehicles during the event. Many thanks to the support of our friends at the NYPD.

We'll have water on the course and medals or race shirts for all participants.

Also race day sign up will be $60 so please sign up online at We have a limit to the number of runners/walkers so sign up early before we reach the limit.

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