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Special Event

Brooklyn Half-Marathon
Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 7 AM
Start Line: Eastern Pkwy at Washington Av

The Brooklyn Half Marathon begins near the Brooklyn Museum on Eastern Pkwy at Washington Av, traveling south past the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and around Grand Army Plaza before entering Prospect Park.  The marathon then loops around the park, exiting from the southwest corner onto Ocean Pkwy and proceeds towards Coney Island, finishing on the boardwalk.

Click here for more information on the Brooklyn Half Marathon.

Click here to plan your trip and refer to the "Service Status" box for the latest service updates.

Closest subway stations along the marathon route*:

Franklin Av (Eastern Pkwy)   2 subway3 subway4 subway5 subway
Botanic Garden S  subway
Eastern Pkwy-Brooklyn Museum 2 subway3 subway4 subway
Grand Army Plaza 2 subway3 subway4 subway
Prospect Park Q subwayS subway
7 Av F subwayG  subway
15 St-Prospect Park F subwayG  subway
Parkside Av (Coney Island-bound only) Q subway
Fort Hamilton Pkwy F subwayG  subway
Church Av (E 15 St) Q subway
Church Av (McDonald Av) F subwayG  subway
Beverley Rd (Coney Island-bound only)      Q subway
Cortelyou Rd (Coney Island-bound only) Q subway
Newkirk Plaza Q subway
Ditmas Av  D subway
18 Av D subway
Avenue H (Coney Island-bound only) Q subway
Avenue I D subway
Bay Pkwy D subway
Avenue J (Coney Island-bound only) Q subway
Avenue M (Coney Island-bound only) Q subway
Avenue N D subway
Avenue P D subway
Kings Hwy (McDonald Av) D subway
Kings Hwy (E 15 St) Q subway
Avenue U D subway
Avenue U (E 15 St) (Coney Island-bound only) Q subway
Neck Rd (Coney Island-bound only) Q subway
Avenue X D subway
Sheepshead Bay   Q subway
Neptune Av     D subway
Brighton Beach Q subway
Ocean Pkwy Q subway
West 8 St-NY Aquarium D subwayQ subway
Coney Island-Stillwell Av D subwayF subwayN subwayQ subway


  • Manhattan-boundQ subway trains will run express from Sheepshead Bay to Prospect Park.  Use a Coney Island-boundQ subway to complete your trip.

  • No trains at Eastern Pkwy-Brooklyn Museum2 subway3 subway4 subway
    from 4 AM to 9 AM.

  • Additional planned service changes may affect travel to and from the event areas, click here to check your route.

Although subject to reroute, these buses serve the marathon area:
B1, B3, B4, B6, B8, B9, B11, B12, B16, B35, B36, B41, B43, B48, B49, B68, B69, B82, B103, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4

Check the Service Status box below for real time service updates.

Railroad Service

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Metro-North Railroad.

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Long Island Rail Road.

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