NYCRUNS Celebrates 10 Years of Running the Streets of NYC

September 17, 2019

Organizer of Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon Looks to Future, Unveils New Logo and Slogan

BROOKLYN, NY – September 17, 2019 –  NYCRUNS celebrates its 10th year of community-based race organization. Since its inception in 2009, approximately 300,000 runners have toed the line to run NYC parks and streets courtesy of their elevated event execution.

In 2019, NYCRUNS will produce two dozen running races with over 50,000 registrants.  NYCRUNS’ races include the Brooklyn Marathon and Half Marathon, the Queens Half Marathon, the Big Apple Half Marathon, and the Newport Liberty Half Marathon. Notable client races include the Empire State Building Run-Up.

“Over the last 10 years, our talented team has produced world class events for the NYC community including our signature race, the Brooklyn Marathon and Half Marathon,” said NYCRUNS founder Steve Lastoe. “Our vision for the next decade is to increase participation amongst our established races while simultaneously expanding the scope of our experiential offerings.”

In celebration of their 10th anniversary, NYCRUNS released their new logo and slogan, “Win Your Race.”

“Running is a personal journey. We wanted to inspire runners to define what it means to win their individual race,” said Lastoe.

Runners can find a list of NYCRUNS events here.


In 2019, NYCRUNS will produce over two dozen races in New York City including our flagship event, the Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon; and one of the largest half marathons in New Jersey. Our goal is to give athletes the chance to win their race by  providing them with the best possible experience from the time they register until the moment they see their free finisher photos. Our races are accurately measured, electronically timed, supported by a world-class medical group, and staffed by a highly trained team. Our post-race festivals feature fresh New York bagels (with a shmear of course – this is New York), fresh fruit, and a great DJ. Our events are fun, vibrant, not overcrowded, and all about showing athletes a good time. Simply put, week in and week out, our goal is to put on the best races in New York City, and we can’t wait to see you Win YOUR Race!