Come out for some weekday track and field this summer on Randall’s Island at Icahn Stadium. There will be track and field themed games, activities, and running events that will introduce your kids to the sport of track and field in a fun and relaxed environment. This event is open to Stage 1 (ages 2-10) and 2 participants (ages 8-18).
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.|
Register your child by clicking on the appropriate button below. Please register your child for only one stage.
Stage 1 events will take place in the morning, and Stage 2 events will take place in the afternoon.
Stage 1 Boys and Girls
|9:30 a.m.||Varies by age|
Stage 1 Boys and Girls
|10:00 a.m.||Varies by age|
Stage 2 Boys and Girls
|12:30 p.m.||Varies by age|
This event will include the following activities:
For all ages:
For ages 2-4
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 closer to race day for a map of each Stage's events.
Numbers may be picked up on-site on event day only from 7:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Show the QR code from your confirmation email or your My NYRR account to pick up your materials. Please pick up during the week to avoid crowds on event day. Numbers will be available on event day from 8:00 to 1:00 p.m. Event-day lines may impact your ability to get to the start on time. T-shirts, the souvenir for this event, will be available for pickup on-site on event day only at Race-Day Central and 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.