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5 Boro Pizza Challenge in the news:

“5 boroughs, 5 slices, 1 day; pizza enthusiasts battled Saturday in the city in the second annual 5 Boro Pizza Challenge. The task? Stop at 5 pizza shops, grab a slice, post a photo to Instagram, and then head to the next.” NYers traverse 5 boroughs for 5 pizza slices in annual competition, NY1 News, September 23, 2017

“You have to take public transportation. You can run or walk to get them. But there are no cars. That’s the 5 Boro Pizza Challenge.” New Yorkers Prepare for the 5 Boro Pizza Challenge, PIX 11 News, September 20, 2017

“Someone has to rescue pizza’s reputation this instant, and fortunately the 5 Boro Pizza Challenge is back just in time for a one thousand percent real pizza eating contest/safe streets fundraiser.” The Five Boro Pizza Challenge Is Back And 100 Percent A Real Pizza Eating Competition, Gothamist, September 12, 2017

“Every hellish MTA journey, Citi Bike excursion and late-night dollar slice has been leading up to this moment.” Eat the Best Slice of NYC Pizza in All Five Boroughs on this Crawl, Time Out, July 19, 2017

“This new, “Amazing Race”-type contest will time participants as they scour the city to eat a slice of pizza in each borough. The caveat? They can only take mass transit to the restaurants.” – 5 Boro Pizza Challenge Marries NYC Love of Slices and Mass Transit, AM New York, July 28, 2016

“Quick, name something good. Pizza! Now name something bad. America’s over-reliance on cars! Is it at all possible to combine those things? The answer is yes!” – Eat Pizza, Stick It To Cars, This Saturday On The 5 Boro Pizza Crawl, Gothamist, July 28, 2016

“It’s a way to both eat well and be active—which, really, should be the goal of any healthy New York weekend.” – 5 Slices, 5 Boroughs, Zero Cars: Eat Pizza Across NYC to Raise Money for Transportation Alternatives, Brokelyn, July 22, 2016

“The funds go to a good cause, and it’s an excuse to binge eat pizza all day. (Not that you needed one).” – The 5 Boro Pizza Challenge is Competitive Eating Meets the Amazing Race, Time Out, June 17, 2016