Register now for the 2021 BedStuy 5K Run/Walk


$1000 for 1st Place MEN and WOMEN

$500 for 2nd Place MEN and WOMEN

$250 for 3rd Place MEN and WOMEN


Some have asked how to donate to the Non Profit Organizer "500 Men Making a Difference"

see Donate here

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Are very fast elite runners coming to the race?

A: We do not know, but we do know that there are other races nearby that may draw very fast elite runners away and therefore the prize money may be more accessible to very fast local runners. This is a good thing because it rewards the local runners. Please tell all your local fast runners and ask them to register.

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!

Grand Marshals

Honorable Eric Adams - Brooklyn Borough President

Liza Frazer - CEO Frazer Oil

William Suggs - Con Ed Executive

Randal Atkinson - TD Bank

Jaime Moore - Citi Bank

Pree Williams - Actor

The Ambassadors Are

Maria Flateau

Abbi Robinson-Hobson

CarolAnn Church

Cornell Christy

Nicholas Perry

Toyna Jackson

Ann Hailey

Calvin Clark

Dr. Freeman

Brother J. J. Joseph

Chad Lopez

Chaka Phaire

Victor Nkama

Lydia Patel

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


6 – 7pm

Pre-Race Bib Pickup - BedStuy 5K

677 Lafayette Ave - Across from Park. Magnolia Tree Earth Center Building



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.

There are prizes for Top 3 Finishers for each gender donated by our friends at Frazer Oil & Energy

Also race day sign up will be $50 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.

Use this directions link to Von King Park.

The closest subway stop is G Train at Bedford–Nostrand Avenues (IND Crosstown Line)

Packet Pickup will be 7am

Race Start Time is planned for 8:30 am

See results from 2018 and 2017

We have a real time stream of results at

Come and cheer on your friends and neighbors.

Grand Master of Ceremonies is Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams

Organized by 500 Men Making a Difference and the Von King Park Conservancy - a 501(c)(3) non profit organization - no refunds or exchanges.