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  |  November 22, 2019

Marathon to Pass 770 on Shabbos

The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon will be running down Eastern Parkway this Shabbos morning. Residents can cross on Albany Ave. Full Story

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why in the world are they running in our neighborhood? i bet you not a single person from Crown Heights will be running

Good luck with that
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Good luck with that

The bochurim at the dorm can’t even be bothered to walk to the Kingston corner to cross the street, they constantly jaywalk. I’m almost willing to get up early on Shabbos just to see the bochurim try to jaywalk a marathon. -an EP resident

Tehillim at 8:30
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Tehillim at 8:30

Most of the runners will already have passed before 8am. After that time community affairs officers have been asked to allow people to cross at times that it will not disturb the runners.

no. 1
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no. 1

These people are not hurting anyone by running, most Shuls do not start davening till 10a,m.

To number 1
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To number 1

We had the streets closed off for us fairly often in the last month. Let’s be a little fair. Also you do realise that not only Lubavitchers live in Crown Heights and maybe they are running? And maybe they get annoyed when they can’t drive through a bunch of streets? Last point, it’s only for 3 hours and it won’t block most of Crown Heights residents to get to 770, and in case you are thinking that I’m not being effected, I am but I understand them and am not complaining.

It's shabbos mevorchim
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It's shabbos mevorchim

So shuls start early. Hopefully all the boys and men will be looking at the tehillim and not at the runners.
BUT fair is fair. Remember we had hakhel that closed EP during RUSH HOUR! And Kingston every night for a week!

Also this is a marathon – not likely to have the same rowdy, frightening crowd as the parade a couple of months ago.

Let them enjoy!

To number 1
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To number 1

Be reasonable, please. This community has been so accomodated this month, it’s time for others to also enjoy. To get along with your neighbors, be a good neighbor.

mivtzoim
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mivtzoim

if it was during the week we would be wrapping tefilin

to 8
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to 8

lol..not sure you’d be doning much tefillin on someone in the middle of a marathon!

About 35 years ago
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About 35 years ago

the Twin Cities Marathon ran through our neighborhood on
Succos. Rabbi Moshe Feller ran along and bentched esrog
with a Jewish runner whom he knew. He also bentched with
spectators.
Mrs. Mindy Feller

Can we join for 1/2 block?
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Can we join for 1/2 block?

Can we join fr a half block to get to the 749 mikveh?

City should build a bridge to cross EP between Kingston and Brooklyn. They once had that in a show during lag baomer parade with a tightrope act.

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