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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.

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

Tata Consultancy Services is a partner of NYRR's Young Runners and Mighty Milers programs.


NYRR Kids' Boardwalk Run at the Airbnb Brooklyn Half

Give your kids the exciting opportunity to run one mile on the Coney Island Boardwalk, one of Brooklyn’s most iconic landmarks. All kids will receive an official NYRR Kids' Boardwalk Run at the Airbnb Brooklyn Half souvenir.

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Young Runners Meet Millrose Pros

Read how nearly 300 students in NYRR's Young Runners program got tips from world-class track athletes at the NYRR Millrose Games' Meet the Pros Youth Clinic.


NYRR Free Youth Wheelchair Racing Clinic

Youth ages 5-18 are invited to learn about the fundamentals of wheelchair racing, including proper control, pushing, and track rules.

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 typically 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.

NYRR Youth Track & Field Clinics

NYRR Youth Track & Field Clinics teach kids the basics of track and field with an emphasis on proper technique, good sportsmanship, and fair play.

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