Series and Events

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, or register for City Sports for Kids.

Check out upcoming NYRR Youth Events to find fun activities for everyone in your family.

Events
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Zoom Down Fifth Avenue

Start the season off with the fastest race around! The NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile is the perfect place to grab a baseline time for the upcoming season.

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Series

Developmental Cross Country Series

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.

NYRR Youth Running Series

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 run with their age and gender group, and all races are timed and scored.

Youth Jamborees

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.

School Assembly

Inspire kids to strive to be their best in school, sports, fitness, and life with NYRR's “Olympic Mentality” presentation.

City Sports for Kids Track & Field

This four-week program gives kids of all ability levels expert instruction in track and field events including distance running, sprints, relays, hurdles, long jump, high jump, and javelin.

Summer Running Series

NYRR's free family-friendly series teaches running basics for kids and lets mom and dad join too.

High School Cross Country Training Series

A great fall season starts in the summer! Train with NYRR coaches in this 4-week program for cross country runners.

NYRR Developmental Track & Field Series

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.

Professional Development

NYRR expertise crafted for coaches, P.E. teachers, and fitness and recreation leaders.

Run For The Future

Run For The Future provides a fun, free way for New York City high school girls to get fit, develop leadership skills, and earn money for college! 

Youth and Schools