Great Irish Fair

Great Irish Fair 5K Run/Walk

GIF2011-raceTie on your sneakers, don something green and arrive early to the Great Irish Fair grounds on Saturday, Sept. 26 to take part in the annual 5K Run/Walk. All adults, children and families are welcome.

Participants will start and finish at West 21st Street on the Riegelmann Boardwalk in front of the Old Children’s Building on Coney Island Beach.

Registration will begin and race packets will be available for pick up at the start location on the morning of the run/walk.

The race kicks off at 11 a.m. Race numbers and T-shirts should be picked up by 10:30 a.m. from the race registration table located on the fairgrounds.

Registration is only $20 through Sept. 21, and $30 on race day. Students and youth (ages 15 and under) with valid school identification, pay only $15. All runners will receive complimentary entry into the fair on the day of the race.

Prizes Awarded

Prizes will be awarded for the top three male and female runners/walkers.

For advance registration, or more details, go to, or contact Kevin Conlon at 718-825-1992 or or Tim McGuire at 212-464-7662.