Come in from the cold and burn some rubber at the New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory, home to one of the fastest indoor tracks in the world! Individual events range from 800 meters to 2 miles and are open to any athlete over 19 years of age. Your $20 entry fee entitles you to run as many races as you like. You can also team up with friends and run a relay.
New this year, we offer quick and easy online registration and fun themes for each night.
January 23 is Throwback Thursday! Wear your old racing flats, a pair of skimpy shorts from the 70s or 80s, or just the oldest T-shirt or singlet you can find. Get creative.
All event information is subject to change. Further event details and more information can be found here.
The New Balance Track & Field Center is a 60,000-square-foot arena with a 200-meter track that's considered one of the fastest in the world.
Located in the heart of bustling Washington Heights, the Center has become a mecca for track and field athletes from around the world while serving the students from all five boroughs of New York City.
In addition to its renowned Mondo-surface track, the New Balance Track & Field Center offers all indoor field-event stations (high jump, long jump, pole vault, shot put, weight throw), a four-sided videotron, and seating for 4,000 spectators.
The busiest facility of its kind, the Center hosts more than 100 track meets annually; more than 125,000 athletes of all ages visit and compete in the Armory each year.
Online registration is $20 and available here until 2:00 p.m. the day of the event.
Day of registration is $25 and opens at 6:15 p.m. on site at the Armory.
2-person mile relay**
**find a partner and break it up any way you choose. For example:
- One person runs the first 800 meters and the other runs the second 800 meters
- Partners alternate 400-meter legs
- Partnersalternate 200-meter legs
- One person runs 1200 meters and the other person runs 400 meters
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Yoga for Runners in a private room (bring your own mat); open to the first 30 people who sign up.
8:00 p.m.: Goofy Shuttle Relay Teams (on the infield, no pre-registration required) will be created prior; everyone will have the chance to have a little fun on the infield with a relay event.
8:30 – 10:00 p.m.: Happy Hour at the Finish Line Café
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