Boyle Avenue Runners

Boyle Avenue Runners

Boyle Avenue Runners en route to the meeting.
General information
Territory Astoria, Queens
Founding Sometime prior to July 12, 1979

The Boyle Avenue Runners were one of the gangs that attended the meeting. Their territory was Astoria, Queens, and they could be identified by the black vests that they wore.


[edit] History

[edit] Formation and background

Little is known about the Boyle Avenue Runners' formation, except that they were founded sometime before the meeting on July 12, 1979. Their territory was Astoria, Queens,[1] and they could be identified by their black vests with a red trim. They were on the Gramercy Riffs' network.[2]

[edit] The meeting

See also: The Warriors (film), the meeting

The Boyle Avenue Runners were one of the gangs invited by Cyrus and the Riffs to the meeting held in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. The Boyle Avenue Runners sent nine delegates from their territory in Astoria to the conclave, although it is unknown what became of the delegates when the meeting was interrupted by the shooting of Cyrus and the arrival of the cops.[2]

[edit] Behind the scenes

The Boyle Avenue Runners first appeared in the 1979 film The Warriors, as they were present in the film's opening montage of various gangs making their way to the meeting.[2]

[edit] Appearances

[edit] References

  1. "The Warriors: The Original Script" - PDF, hosted on The Warriors Movie Site
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Warriors (film)
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