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WE'RE GOING VIRTUAL!

JUNE 4-13, 2021

ON STRAVA.

Please join us for the 1st Virtual

New York Oyster Classic 5K (NYOC5K).

Have a nice run while we wait out the pandemic and support the New York Harbor School!

To participate in the 2021 Virtual Oyster Classic 5K, complete these two steps. If you are only sponsoring the event or a particular runner, just complete Step 1:

 

Step 1: Register on RunSignup

Step 2: Join our event on Strava

Strava will allow us to track your results and connect you to the other participants.

  1. Download the Strava app on your phone

  2. Create a log in for Strava

    1. You can also do this at the Strava website

  3. Join the Oyster Classic 5K Club

  4. Go to Challenges

    1. Join the June 5K Challenge

  5. Sometime between June 4 and June 13, run a 5K while tracking your progress on Strava.

 

We will watch for everyone’s results in Strava, and let you know how you did!

All proceeds directly benefit the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School (UA-NYHS) and its programs, working to restore the waters of  New York Harbor, while training the next generation of pilots, divers, engineers, marine technicians, climate change specialists and marine biologists.

www.newyorkharborschool.org

 
 

REGISTER

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REGISTRATION FEE :

$35

*Register before May 15 to be guaranteed a NYOC5K shirt

Your registration is at a special price.

Click the button to the right for student and faculty registration only,

 
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Best 5K course in NYC, with amazing views

of New York Harbor.

John R

SEASONED

RUNNER

 
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Directions to Governors Island Ferry
Directions to Governors Island Ferry

RACE DAY INFO

Governors Island is accessible by boat only. 

 

The ferry will depart the Governors Island Ferry Terminal/Battery Maritime Building, 10 South Street, NY, NY (adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal) at 8 a.m. sharp. Runners MUST be on this ferry.

 

Runners will need their Oyster Classic bib to board, and all spectators will need their NYHOC '20 bracelets. The race will start at 9 a.m.

 

On the island, just off the ferry, you'll find directions to the NY Harbor School, and the start/finish line. Bag check* and toilets will be available in the same area.

 

Water tables with cups will be available at the start and the finish areas. Bring a water bottle with you to fill up at the island's water filing stations along the course. We’ll meet you and your spectators at the finish line with bagels and fresh fruit.

 

The New York Oyster Classic 5K is rain or shine and we are unable to offer registration refunds.

 

*Please note we are not responsible for lost or stolen valuables.

Directions to Governors Island Ferry
 
DIRECTIONS TO THE FERRY

The ferry operates between the Battery Maritime Building (BMB) in Lower Manhattan and Soissons Dock on Governors Island. The trip is approximately 8 minutes in duration.

The BMB is accessible by:

  • Subway: 1 Train to South Ferry, the R train to Whitehall/South Ferry, or the 4 or 5 train to Bowling Green.  

  • Bus: Service to Lower Manhattan includes: M5, M20, M15, BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4.

click here for directions from your location

 

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

Interested in becoming a NYOC5K sponsor? Contact info@oysterclassic5k.com

AND HELP FROM OUR FRIENDS

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HOW YOU CAN HELP

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DONATE 

Help us reach our goals!

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BECOME AN 

NYHOC5K SPONSOR

Email us at

info@oysterclassic5k.com

SPONSOR A STUDENT

OR TEACHER RUNNER

Donate by sponsoring

UA-NYHS teachers or students.

 

GET IN TOUCH

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Directions to Governors Island Ferry