Celebrate the holidays with us in Prospect Park! Grab your jingle bells for a festive fun run in Brooklyn. This event is open to boys and girls of all stages and ability levels.
Event hashtag: #RisingNYRR—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!
The chart below is a guide to the stages available at this event. Use the chart to determine the appropriate stage for your child. If you need help determining your child's stage, contact [email protected].
|Stage||Ages||Event Type||Register If...|
|1||2 to 10||
Untimed shorter distances
|Your child is new to physical activity or running, but likes playing games and being active.|
|2||8 to 18||
Untimed medium distances
|Your child likes running, but isn’t ready for a competitive event. Your child likes playing games and being active.|
|3||12 to 18||
Timed longer distances
|Your child is comfortable running a longer distance and racing other kids in a competitive setting.|
Register your child by clicking on the appropriate button below. Please register your child for only one stage.
|Stage 3 Boys and Girls||8:30 a.m.||1 mile|
|Stage 2 Boys and Girls||8:50 a.m.||1 mile|
|Stage 1 Boys and Girls||9:10 a.m.||Varies by age|
On event days, your child’s Rising New York Road Runners bib will get them free admission to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, with the purchase of a full-priced adult ticket. Just present your race bib at the Intrepid’s box office to receive this offer.
Check back soon for a course map with the layout of the activities area and the race courses.
Numbers may be picked up at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues) on the following dates:
Show the QR code from your race confirmation email or your My NYRR account to pick up your race materials.
On race day, numbers and winter hats, the souvenir for this event, will be available at the registration tent at the Nethermead in the center of Prospect Park near the start/finish from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m.
Please note: Souvenirs will be available for pickup on event day only, and souvenirs are subject to availability.
Follow The MTA's Weekender schedule to plan your event-day transportation.
If you bike to the event, please follow our bike parking guidelines.
All information is subject to change.
All finishers will receive a ribbon. Top finishers in Stage 3 heats will be given podium awards.
Are you interested in volunteering for this race? View the open opportunities at the Volunteer site.Sign Up to Volunteer
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