April 5, Staff Report
The second annual LIC Post Waterfront 5K run/walk is set to take place in Long Island City in June.
The event, scheduled for Saturday, June 3 at 9 am, is for both runners and walkers—and 1,500 participants are expected to attend. Children’s dashes on Center Boulevard will immediately take place after the 5K, which was an immensely popular component of the inaugural event.
“Last year more than 1,200 people participated,” said Christian Murray, publisher of the LIC Post, who is organizing the 5K with the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and two local running groups. “The event brought the entire community together. There were runners, walkers, young and old.”
“Last year’s race sold out fast and we were unable to register people on the day of the event. With