Summer Running Series

The Summer Running Series is back! Starting in July, join NYRR for free weekly runs through New York City parks. Open to kids in elementary through high school and their families, this seven-week summer running program teaches the basics of running through fun warmups, fitness activities, games, and group runs. No previous running experience is needed. NYRR's trained staff leads groups of all fitness levels and abilities.

Advance registration is recommended. Call 646-758-9650 or email communityevents@nyrr.org to get started. Sign up on site is allowed if children are accompanied by parents or guardians.

2013 Weekly Schedule

  • Tuesdays: July 9-August 20, 4:00pm to 5:30pm, Prospect Park, Brooklyn. Enter Prospect Park near 5th Street and Prospect Park West to meet at the Picnic House.
  • Wednesdays: July 10-August 21, 4:00pm-5:30pm, Central Park, Manhattan. Enter Central Park at 90th St and 5th Avenue to meet at Engineers' Gate.
  • Thursdays: July 11-August 22, 4:000pm-5:30pm, Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx. Enter at Broadway and 251st Street to meet at the Tortoise and Hare statue. 
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