How fast can you run a mile? Challenge yourself to run your personal best in the NYRR Virtual New Balance 5th Avenue Mile Powered by Strava between September 1 and 9, wherever in the world you love to run.
Coinciding with the iconic New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on September 9, in which thousands of runners will dash down a beautiful 20-block stretch of New York City, this is your chance to join the competition virtually. (P.S. If you’re in NYC on September 9, you can register for the in-person race, and count your run toward your virtual race, too!)
Proceeds support NYRR's mission to help and inspire people through running, and benefit NYRR’s nationwide youth and community programs, so you can feel good about completing the race while doing some good as well.
Share photos and videos from your virtual race and we may feature you in the NBC Sports broadcast of the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on September 9!
All you have to do is register for and run the virtual race, and then share a photo or video on Instagram and/or Twitter using the hashtags #NB5thAveMileBroadcast and #NYRRVirtualRacing between September 1 and September 8. Read the terms and conditions.
We’d love to see photos and videos that include both you and your surroundings from during your run—whether that’s through Hyde Park in London, along Leblon Beach in Rio de Janeiro, or beside the Kamogawa River in Kyoto.
Show us your beautiful mile, wherever it may be!
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 nationwide youth and community programs.
|Category||NYRR Members||NYRR Friend (Non-Member)|
|Virtual 6 Entry||$20||$30|
*While General Entry is complimentary for this race, we encourage you to make a donation in support of NYRR's nationwide youth and community programs. Donations can be made at checkout.
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.
We are no longer accepting new participants in the NYRR Virtual 6 program. The registration option will remain open for those runners who have already begun the program to allow them to fulfill their six virtual races as part of the program.
Here’s the how-to for taking part in NYRR Virtual Racing Powered by Strava:
Are you interested in volunteering for this race? View the open opportunities at the Volunteer site.Sign Up to Volunteer
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