Kids can run year-round with NYRR. Students who are a part of NYRR programs like Young Runners and Mighty Milers can participate in many events for free by signing up through their coach or school. If you work in NYC schools, check out our free cross country and track & field programs. If you're a parent with a child who loves to run and be active, sign up for NYRR's free Youth Jamborees, look for our seasonal running series in city parks.
Check out upcoming NYRR Youth Events to find fun activities for everyone in your family.
Join thousands of kids at the free NYRR Youth Jamboree presented by Tata Consultancy Services on Saturday, October 25. At this fun kickoff to the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon, kids get to try their best at sprints, jumps and throws. Learn more and pre-register today!
Kids learn about the joys of cross country running and compete in borough and city meets each fall. Free for all students in grades 3-8 attending New York City public schools.
This three-season program includes cross country, indoor track, and road running, and because the races feature kid-friendly distances ranging from three-quarters of a mile to two miles, they're perfect for youngsters of all fitness levels. Kids typically run with their age and gender group, and all races are timed and scored.
These free one-day wellness events combine track and field events with a family health fair. Kids in grades K-12 are invited to enjoy activities including sprints, relays, long jump, and shot put.
Inspire kids to strive to be their best in school, sports, fitness, and life with NYRR's “Olympic Mentality” presentation.
City Sports for Kids teaches kids the basics of track and field. The program has been retired and we are developing new opportunities for youth; we will announce the plans later in 2015.
The NYRR Developmental Track & Field Series is a free program for New York City public schools. Kids at all levels learn about track and field and compete in borough and city meets throughout the spring.
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