MANHATTAN

Take The Bridge is thrilled to kick off the 2017 Take the Bridge Summer Series racing over the Manhattan bridge, this Friday (7/7)!  We can't wait to see our two incredible fields conquer the Manhattan Bridge.  This is a small, intimate race, so bring your friends to cheer anywhere along the course!


SCHEDULE

**Race is rain or shine.  Schedule subject to change

 

8:30 PM       WOMEN'S RACE

8:50 PM       MEN'S RACE

9:15 PM        AFTERPARTY

10:00 PM     AWARDS


We will race an out and back over the Manhattan Bridge pedestrian path (starting on the Brooklyn Side).  Keep in mind that this course is not closed to the public; expect typical foot traffic and always use caution.  

 

HQ - Headquarters: the Archway Lighthouse (Archway under the Manhattan Bridge: Anchorage Pl & Water St)
S / F - Start / Finish: Manhattan Bridge: Brooklyn side - top of stairs at pedestrian path plaza (Jay St & Sands St)
CP - Checkpoint: Metal bollards at base of the pedestrian path on the Manhattan side


COURSE
We will race an out and back over the Manhattan Bridge pedestrian path (starting on the Brooklyn Side).  Keep in mind that this course is not closed to the public; expect typical foot traffic and always use caution.

CHEERSQUADS!
This year, if you cheer the loudest you will be rewarded with some free guaranteed spots in our next race! Got a cheer squad? Be sure you pick a captain to register on Eventbrite; athletes will vote for the winner after the race! SO, invite your cheer squad to grab a spot anywhere along the course!  We urge spectators to take the same caution on the bridge that you should take :)

AFTER PARTY
We'll head back to our Race HQ at the Archway Lighthouse for the afterparty from 9:15pm until 10:30pm.  We will have an informal award ceremony and celebrate!  The first beer for all athletes and race crew is on us! 


PRIZES
All top overall M/F finishers will receive cash prizes below

1ST PLACE     $200

2ND PLACE     $100

3RD PLACE     $50

**PRIME     $50