Kids’ Races at Achilles Hope & Possibility 4M with Rising New York Road Runners- Stage 1

  • Date

    June 23, 2019
    10:00 AM
  • Location

    Central Park
  • Distance

    Various Distances
  • Hashtag

    #RisingNYRR and #GoAchilles
  • Youth
  • Youth Races – Stage 1


Sign up your boys and girls for the Kids’ Races at Achilles Hope & Possibility (4M) with Rising New York Road Runners and support the initiatives of Achilles International, an organization that enables people with all types of disabilities to participate in running events in order to promote personal achievement.

This event is open to Stage 1 participants of all ability levels and will feature age-appropriate short runs in Central Park.


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

Stage Ages Event Type Register If...
1 2 to 11 Non-competitive
Untimed shorter distances
Fitness activities
Your child is new to physical activity or running, but likes playing games and being active.
2 8 to 18 Non-competitive
Untimed medium distances
Fitness activities
Your child likes running, but isn’t ready for a competitive event. Your child likes playing games and being active.
3 12 to 18 Competitive
Timed longer distances
Fitness activities
Your child is comfortable running a longer distance and racing other kids in a competitive setting.


Event Start Time Distance
Stage 1 Boys and Girls 10:00 a.m.  Varies by age

Race Number Pickup

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

  • Saturday, June 15, 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 16, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, June 17, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 18, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 19, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 20, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 21, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 22, 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Show the QR code from your confirmation email or your 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 9:45 a.m. at Number Pickup. 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 race day only at Number Pickup and are subject to availability.


Detailed Race Map
PDF - 0.31 MB

Detailed Route Info

Short runs of age-appropriate distances will take place on Center Road. Participants should line up for their run by 10:00 a.m.


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 medal.

Guidelines and Procedures

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