Rising New York Road Runners at the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

 

Before a world-class professional athlete field races down 20 city blocks, kids ages 2 to 10 can take part in the fun at the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile. This event features age-specific short-distance races for Stage 1 athletes of all ability levels. 

Event hashtags: #RisingNYRR and #NB5thAveMile—use them in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!


Stages

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 Non-competitive
Untimed shorter distances
Fitness activities
Your child is new to physical activity or running, but likes playing games and being active.

Registration

Register your child by clicking on the appropriate button below. Please register your child for only one stage.

Schedule

*Schedule is subject to change.

Event Start Time
Age 2 10:00 a.m.
Ages 3-4 10:15 a.m.
Ages 5-6 10:35 a.m.
Ages 7-8 10:50 a.m.
Ages 9-10 11:05 a.m.

Kids Can Visit the Intrepid Museum for Free

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.

Course Info

Check back closer to event day for a map of the activities and races.

Entry Fees

All Participants
Free

Number Pickup & Registration

Numbers (which include your timing tag) may be picked up at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues) on the following dates:

  • Saturday, September 1, 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 2, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, September 3, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 4, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 5, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 6, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, September 7, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 8, 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Show the QR code from your race confirmation email or your My NYRR account to pick up your race materials. If you're unable to pick up your race materials, a friend or family member can pick up for you; the person will need your QR code (printed or digitally). This policy is in effect only for our weekly races, not for the TCS New York City Marathon.

The souvenier for this race, a New Balance hat, may only be picked up on race day. 

Check back closer to event day for the location and hours of Race-Day Central.


Code of Conduct | Rules of Competition | Race Procedures | FAQs


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.

Awards

All finishers will receive a ribbon.

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DATE
Sunday, September 9, 2018 10:00am

LOCATION
Manhattan

DISTANCE
Various Distances

RACE TYPES
Stage 1
Youth

EVENT HASHTAG
#RisingNYRR and #NB5thAveMile

RACE STATUS
Available

Register Now

Registration will close at 11:59pm on Saturday, September 8.

 

Sponsored By:

Official Athletic Footwear and Apparel Partner of NYRR

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