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NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the New Balance Run Hub

At the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the NB Run Hub, high-quality free events and programs are available to our running community. By offering a variety of free training, education, and entertainment options for runners of all backgrounds, the NYRR RUNCENTER brings to life New York Road Runners’ mission to help and inspire people through running.

NYRR RUNCENTER Services and Programs

The NYRR RUNCENTER is a public space open to all that serves the running community in a variety of ways:

Race number pickup: Registered runners can pick up race numbers during NYRR RUNCENTER hours, saving time and stress on race day.

Free supplementary training classes: From stretching to yoga to strength-training and more, the NYRR RUNCENTER offers a variety of classes and sessions to help runners stay healthy and support their overall fitness. Consider these programs as your gym alternative, completely free! Browse the Events listings and click through for details and registration.

Free events: Check out the Events listings for our year-round schedule of celebrity and elite athlete appearances, educational panels, book signings, themed group runs, course strategy sessions, and more. These events—all free—make the RUNCENTER the global headquarters for engaging and topical runner conversations.

NB Run Hub store: The NB Run Hub is the pinnacle expression of New Balance Performance Running, offering the most innovative gear and exclusive programming, like Test Run. Through the Test Run initiative, runners have an opportunity to try out the latest NB running gear and technology, often before it launches anywhere else in the world.

1 for You 1 for Youth program: The NYRR RUNCENTER is home to 1 for You 1 for Youth, which allows those who purchase shoes at the NB Run Hub to support NYRR youth programs.*

Convenient meetup location: The NYRR RUNCENTER is two blocks from Central Park and close to public transportation. Whether you’re an individual needing a day-use locker or a group looking for a meetup location, the RUNCENTER can help fit your needs. Take advantage of its lockers, changing rooms, restrooms, and water fountains.

Educational and cultural resource: Our NYRR RUNCENTER staff includes experienced runners and coaches who can answer your questions about training, racing, lifestyle, training routes, running culture, and more. Stop by, hang out, ask questions, and be a part of the conversation!

Location and Hours

  Number Pickup and Community Space New Balance Retail Store
Monday–Friday 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Holiday Schedule


Get Involved!

To propose an NYRR RUNCENTER program or contact our programming team, please email

*In 2019, for every pair of shoes sold to a customer at the NYRR RUNCENTER, New Balance and NYRR shall donate a pair of shoes to a New York Road Runners supported youth program, up to a maximum cost of $300,000. For more information about New York Road Runners visit

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