New Balance Bronx 5K


Family and friends can hit the streets for the New Balance Bronx 5K and feel the excitement of the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile. Whether it’s your first 5K or your 50th, this is your chance to race through the Bronx and enjoy all that our new race title sponsor New Balance brings to the party. What a way to start the morning!

Please note: This race is not part of our four-out-of-six program for the NYRR Five-Borough Series. There are no finisher medals for this event. Runners cannot register for both the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile and the New Balance Bronx 5K.

Event hashtag: #NBBronx5K—use it in your public tweets and Instagrams to be automatically entered into the NYRR Social Hashtag Challenge to win prizes!

MTA Update: Please note that the 2 train will not be running in the Bronx on Sunday, September 25. Runners who were planning to take the 2 from Manhattan and then transfer to the 4 should take the D instead. See and MTA Weekender for additional updates as the race approaches.

Youth Field Day

Kids ages 4-18 are invited to participate in the Youth Field Day at the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, held from 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Macombs Dam Park. The event is free of charge, but sign up in advance to secure a spot.

Kids will rotate through activities, including a noodle jav, long jump, bean bag relay, and hurdles. Completing all five activities will take approximately 45 minutes, so please plan accordingly. Children can also participate in each activity as many times as he or she would like.

All participants will receive bib number to wear at the event, along with a special souvenir to take home. This event is unscored and there are no awards. 

Course Info

The New Balance Bronx 5K starts on the Grand Concourse between and McClellan and 167th streets, and finishes on East 161st Street near Macombs Dam Park and Yankee Stadium.

Mile 1: Head north on the Grand Concourse, and reach the one-mile mark as you run across the Cross Bronx Expressway overpass.
Mile 2: Reach the turnaround point on the Grand Concourse near East 176th Street, and then continue south on the Grand Concourse. Cross the two-mile mark at East 171st Street.
Mile 3: Follow the Grand Concourse south, past Joyce Kilmer Park, and turn right at East 161st Street. Pass the three-mile mark just after the turn, and continue toward the finish on East 161st Street.

Entry Fees

Accepted forms of payment include: credit card, check, and money order. Unfortunately, we are no longer able to accept cash payments.
Entry Fee

Number Pickup & Registration

Numbers (which include your timing tag) and New Balance technical shirts for adults and kids may be picked up at the NYRR Running Annex at 322 Columbus Avenue (between West 75th and West 76th streets). Number pickup is offered Monday through Saturday for this race during the following hours:

  • Monday, September 19, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 20, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 21, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 22, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, September 23, 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 24, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Show the QR code from your race confirmation email or your My NYRR account to pick up your race materials. Please pick up during the week to avoid crowds on race day. Race-day lines may impact your ability to get to the start on time. Shirt size is subject to availability; please note that shirts may not be available at race-day pickup.

Stay tuned for information on race-day pickup and bag check.

If you're unable to pick up your race materials, a friend or family member can pick up for you; the person will need your QR code (printed or digitally) and will need to know your T-shirt size. This policy is in effect only for our weekly races, not for the United Airlines NYC Half or the TCS New York City Marathon.

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Post-Race Festival

Check back soon for more information on the post-race festival and raffle prizes.


Awards will be available to the top three men and women overall, as well as in age and gender groups as explained in this article. A list of all award winners will be posted in the results for each race.

Award winners that wish to receive an award plaque should complete our online claim form.

Follow The Weekender schedule to plan your race-day transportation.

All race information is subject to change.

Sunday, September 25, 2016 7:30am



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Registration will close at 11:59pm on Saturday, September 24.


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