Thousands run through BK in half-marathon

Close to 27,000 runners took over Brooklyn for the second annual Airbnb Brooklyn Half-Marathon Saturday.

Close to 27,000 runners took over Brooklyn for the second annual Airbnb Brooklyn Half-Marathon Saturday.

Close to 27,000 runners took over Brooklyn for the second annual Airbnb Brooklyn Half-Marathon Saturday. (5/21/16)

BROOKLYN - Close to 27,000 runners took over Brooklyn for the second annual Airbnb Brooklyn Half-Marathon Saturday.

The 13.1-mile course took runners from Prospect Park down to the Coney Island Boardwalk in the biggest half-marathon in the country.

About 1,500 runners helped to raise money for free youth running programs with the help of the New York Road Runners organization.

 

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