Brooklyn PTA 5K: Saturday May 10th

Brooklyn PTA 5K: Saturday May 10th

The PTAs/PTOs of Brooklyn’s public schools and the offices of Brooklyn City Council Members Brad Lander and Laurie Cumbo are sponsoring the 7th annual PTA 5-kilometer run/walk/stroll/toddle in Prospect Park. The race will take place on Saturday, May 10th at 10AM. Number pickup and pre-race activities will begin at 8 AM in the Bartel-Pritchard  Parking Lot.

Participants pay a registration fee ($20/individual, $5 for each additional family member up to 5) and may raise additional money through sponsors.

Recruit at least 20 participants from your school/circle of friends to register and fund-raise for the race. The more people we register, and the more we fund-raise through sponsorship, the greater the proceeds for all schools!

50% of total profits from the race will be divided evenly amongst each participating school (those who recruited 20 or more participants), 25% will be divided in proportion to the number of students in each school, and the remaining 25% will be divided among the top 1/3 Title 1 schools. Please contact cynthiayahia@gmail.com with any questions.

Last year, hundreds of parents, teachers and students from two dozen Brooklyn public schools participated in the event. It was a huge success and over $10,000 was raised to support Brooklyn’s PTAs.  Year after year, it has also been a great way to build relationships between parents, students, and educators to work together on critical issues facing all of our public schools.  Please register here: https://nycruns.com/races/?race=brooklyn-pta-5k

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