Join us at the Armory in Washington Heights for free track and field fun! We’ll have dashes, sprints, relays on the track, plus the shot put, long jump, and Zumba®! This event is open to Stage 1 (2 to 10 years old) and Stage 2 (8 to 18 years old) participants and is a perfect way to introduce your boys and girls to the world of track and field.
Event hashtag: #RisingNYRR—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!
The chart below is a guide to the stages available at this event. Use the chart to determine the appropriate stage for your child. If you need help determining your child's stage, contact [email protected].
|Stage||Ages||Event Type||Register If...|
|1||2 to 10||
Untimed shorter distances
|Your child is new to physical activity or running, but likes playing games and being active.|
|2||8 to 18||
Untimed medium distances
|Your child likes running, but isn’t ready for a competitive event. Your child likes playing games and being active.|
Register your child by clicking on the appropriate button below. Please register your child for only one stage.
|Stage 1 Boys and Girls||9:00 a.m.||Various Distances and Events|
|Stage 2 Boys and Girls||1:00 p.m.||Various Distances and Events|
Check back closer to event day for a map of the activities area and the race courses.
Numbers and T-shirts may be picked up on site from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on event day only.
Show the QR code from your confirmation email or your My NYRR account to pick up your materials. Please note: T-shirt sizes are subject to availability.
Follow The MTA's Weekender schedule to plan your event-day transportation.
If you bike to the event, please follow our bike parking guidelines.
All information is subject to change.
All finishers will receive a ribbon.
Are you interested in volunteering for this race? View the open opportunities at the Volunteer site.Sign Up to Volunteer
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