October 26, 2019
New York Harbor
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
Governors Island was completely off limits to normal New Yorkers for 200 years and now it's a wonderful destination with the best views of lower Manhattan, the Brooklyn coastline, and the New York Harbor. What nobody tells you about though is the terrifying history of the place. Military executions, accidents, tragedies, and more - buried safely in mass graves and abandoned cemeteries. Let’s just say you’d best run a FAST 5K or 10K.
After you’ve scared yourself silly, stick around for Halloween treats, including candy! Costumes encouraged!
Your entry to the NYCRUNS Haunted Island 5K and 10K includes a ferry ride, your race-entry, a snazzy tech t-shirt, and post-race eats. Then make a day of it and stick around for island fun, including all sorts of Halloween goodness.
Address: Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 and 10 South St., Manhattan
New York Harbor , NY 11231
About Governors Island
Standard hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-7pm
THE FRIENDS OF GOVERNORS ISLAND IS THE INDEPENDENT NONPROFIT THAT SUPPORTS GOVERNORS ISLAND WITH VOLUNTEERS, FINANCIAL RESOURCES AND ADVOCACY.
WHAT WE DO:
- Work in partnership with the Trust for Governors Island and the National Park Service
- Run the Island’s volunteer and membership programs
- Raise money to supplement public funding for the Island
- Act as the Island’s champion at City Hall and the nation’s capital
Upcoming Events at Governors Island: