The 200 slots are already filled and registration is closed.
Regina Myer, President of Brooklyn Bridge Park, said, “Assemblywoman Ellen Dugan advocated for Brooklyn Bridge Park tirelessly and honoring her memory here at the park is a wonderful tribute.”
Eileen Dugan was a New York State Assemblymember from 1980 to 1996. She represented the local 52nd AD for nine terms. In 1996, Eileen passed away from breast cancer at the age of 51.
“Bringing this event to the Brooklyn waterfront is the realization of my sister Eileen’s dream,” said St. Francis College President Brendan J. Dugan. The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, St. Francis College, and Brooklyn Bridge Park are hosting the race.
For 13 years, the 3.1-mile Eileen Dugan Run took place on the streets of Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill. The inaugural run in Brooklyn Bridge Park will start and finish in the Empire Fulton Ferry section and will loop along the harbor from the Manhattan Bridge to Atlantic Avenue.
All proceeds from the run will benefit the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s free events and activities in the park.
Nancy Webster, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, invites everyone to "stick around after the race and enjoy our 7th Annual Spring Fling."
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