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Posted: December 7, 2012  

Athletics: Pacific Sports LLC Announces Inaugural 15K Event in Brooklyn

Champion System is presenting sponsor of new "B15" race, Team Continuum is official charity

BROOKLYN, New York- The inaugural Brooklyn 15 Kilometer Run (The "B15"), scheduled for Sunday, April 21, officially replaces the Brooklyn Bun. The B15 will bring a 3-loop course around beautiful, world- renowned Prospect Park with a finish at Bartel-Pritchard Square, the intersection of Prospect Park West and Prospect Park Southwest.

The B15 will offer an additional 5K run for the shorter sprint participants and a 2K run for youth participants under 14 years old. Splits will be offered for each loop of Prospect Park to measure performance for each racer.

"The running community asked for a spring event with a unique distance and a prime location. The B15 is exactly that," said Jack Caress, President and CEO of Pacific Sports LLC. "The Brooklyn Bun was very successful and showed tremendous growth in participation within the first two years. We expect to surpass those participation levels with the launch of the B15."

Champion System has signed on as presenting sponsor for the Brooklyn 15K. "We're excited to be a sponsor of the 2013 Brooklyn 15K," stated Scott Kaylin, co-founder of Champion System, makers of premium custom technical apparel. "Supporting events like the Brooklyn 15K is a key part of our philosophy of promoting an active, healthy lifestyle while at the same time showcasing the high-tech garments we offer that make sporting events even more enjoyable." For more information on Champion System custom technical apparel visit our virtual showroom at

Team Continuum, the official charity of the Brooklyn 15K, is returning as the official charity for the Brooklyn 15K. Team Continuum,, is a not for profit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients in need by paying non-medical bills. In this way they help the patients temporarily minimize the stress, disruptions, hardships of everyday life so that they can focus on their medical care.

Registration for the Brooklyn 15K opens Tuesday, December 11. For more information regarding the Brooklyn 15K visit

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