Join us this fall at the New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory for a one of a kind track and field experience. All children, from pre-K to high school, are welcome to compete in this fun, free track and field event. Many will be continuing on the path to fitness, but even more will be taking their first racing steps!
On the track, we’ll have races from 55 to 200 meters, relays, and a special 55-meter dash for pre-K kids. Students can also try two of the most exciting field events: the long jump and the shot put.
This year will also feature a shuttle relay race for NYRR Striders, a group of motivated adults who aim to improve their attitudes toward exercise and make running and walking more accessible.
View a schedule of events for the fall Jamboree.
Event hashtag: #NYRRYouthJamboree—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!
Organization and Schedule
Youth Jamborees are divided by gender and grade:
Please register in advance. Event-day registration will not be available.
What to Wear
Youth participants should wear clothes comfortable to run in: shorts or sweatpants, T-shirts, and sneakers. They will be provided a T-shirt at registration which they can wear that day. Spikes are NOT allowed.
At the Armory, street parking near the facility may be difficult to find and may require paying for a meter. A good option is Riverside Drive just south of 165th Street. Private paid parking is at 165th Street and Fort Washington Avenue. Unfortunately, we cannot provide reimbursement for parking.
Upon completion of their race or field event, first-, second-, and third-place finishers will receive ribbons corresponding to their place. All other finishers will receive participant ribbons.
TATA Consultancy Services Pre-K 55-Meter Dash
4 x 200-Meter Relay
The Jamboree is split into two sessions. The morning session, for students in grades K through 5, runs from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The afternoon session, for students in grades 6 and above, will run from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Participants are allowed to compete in two events (including relays).
Youth Jamborees are divided by grade: