Make some history! Be a part of the first-ever virtual race celebrating Global Running Day. Run this free one-mile virtual race anywhere, anytime between June 4 and June 10. Capture photos from your local running route, hometown, or the road less travelled. Show us what inspires you and share with the hashtags #NYRRVirtualRacing and #GlobalRunningDay.
Proceeds support NYRR's mission to help and inspire people through running, and benefit NYRR’s youth and community programs, so you can feel good about completing the race while doing some good as well.
A virtual race is a race that can be run at your convenience during a specified period of time. To participate in NYRR Virtual Racing, create your free Strava account, sign up for a race, and run or walk the distance of the race on a course you select wherever you are.
Proceeds support NYRR’s mission to help and inspire people through running, and benefit NYRR’s youth and community programs.
|Category||NYRR Members||NYRR Friend (Non-Member)|
|Virtual 6 Entry||$20||$30|
The NYRR Members category includes NYRR members in the following levels: Member, Member Plus, Miler, 5K, 10K, Junior, Senior, Armed Service, Collegiate, and NYRR Youth Program Leads and Assistants.
Runners may choose to purchase this race for credit toward the NYRR Virtual 6 program. NYRR Virtual 6 program participants that register for and complete six (6) NYRR virtual races at the NYRR Virtual 6 program rate before December 31, 2018 will be eligible to receive one (1) non-complimentary entry to the 2019 Popular Brooklyn Half and one (1) Popular Brooklyn Half Virtual Training program to help them prepare for the race. Limit one (1) Popular Brooklyn Half entry and one (1) Popular Brooklyn Half Virtual Training program per person. The ability to register for the NYRR Virtual 6 Program is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. The NYRR Virtual 6 program will not be available to additional registrants once NYRR Virtual 6 registrant spaces have been exhausted. NYRR Virtual 6 program participants must be at least 18 years of age.
The 2018 NYRR Virtual Racing series will include a total of nine virtual races. Three races have already been held, two are open for registration, and the additional four races will be announced this summer and fall. All races in the NYRR Virtual 6 program will follow the same price structure.
The Popular® Brooklyn Half, the largest half-marathon in the country, is an iconic 13.1-mile journey through the amazing borough of Brooklyn. The race starts near the Brooklyn Museum and ends at a finish line on the Coney Island boardwalk. Check back at a later date for more details on what to expect for the 2019 race.
Here’s the how-to for taking part in NYRR Virtual Racing Powered by Strava: