New Balance Bronx 10 Mile

  • Date

    September 29, 2019
    8:00 AM
  • Location

    The Bronx
  • Distance

    10 Miles
  • Hashtag

    #NBBronx10M
  • Both Men and Women
  • Club Points
  • Finisher Medals
  • Youth
  • 9+1
  • Prize Money
  • Scored
  • Staggered Start
  • Team for Kids
  • 4 out of 6

About

Boogie down in the Bronx with a 10-mile race through this vibrant New York City borough. With title sponsor New Balance back again this year, the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile promises to be an even bigger and better event for all runners, their friends, and their family.

The 2019 New Balance Bronx 10 Mile is part of NYRR's Five-Borough Series: Run New York. Five Boroughs. One City. The NYRR Five-Borough Series showcases our renewed commitment to the individuals and communities in each borough. More than just five races, the Five-Borough Series—the United Airlines NYC Half, the Popular® Brooklyn Half, the NYRR Queens 10K, the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, and the NYRR Staten Island Half—is a celebration of what makes each borough unique, inspiring, and an amazing place to get out and get moving!

Live Results

Live unofficial results are available during the race at liveresults.nyrr.org and in the NYRR app. Features include leaderboards, map tracking, and an individual runner search that can be shared on Twitter. Tell your friends and family to follow your progress, and get unofficial results right after the race!

Race Photos

Photos will be captured and provided by Gameface a couple of days following the race. Visit https://www.gamefacemedia.com/find-my-photo-assistance/ and search the race name to receive access to your photos. Digital copies may be downloaded for free courtesy of Strava. Sign into your Strava account to view and download your photos.

Four Out of Six

Eligibility for entry to the 2020 United Airlines NYC Half will be guaranteed for NYRR members who have an active membership by the last qualifying event of the 2019 NYRR Five-Borough Series, and who run four of the following six events in 2019:

  • United Airlines NYC Half
  • Popular® Brooklyn Half
  • NYRR Queens 10K
  • NYRR Manhattan 7 Mile
  • New Balance Bronx 10 Mile
  • NYRR Staten Island Half

Run with Team for Kids

Make the most of your spot in the 2019 New Balance Bronx 10 Mile by signing up to run with NYRR Team for Kids. Perks of running with Team for Kids include:

  • Unlimited access to our team of coaches via email and phone
  • Fundraising resources and support, including a personal fundraising page, to help you meet your fundraising goal
  • Signature Team for Kids green racing singlet 

Please note: This option for gaining race entry has sold out. 

Transportation

We strongly encourage participants to take public transportation to and from the race. Take the 4 or D train to 161 Street–Yankee Stadium. For more information and to plan your race-day transportation, please visit MTA Weekender.

Parking

Check back later for parking information.

Taxi or Ride-Sharing Service

For participants taking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service, please use Gate 4 at Yankee Stadium as your drop-off location to avoid road closures.

Hospital for Special Surgery Runner Recovery Zone

Join HSS post-race at the Runner Recovery Zone. Runners will be led through guided stretching and foam rolling by HSS’s expert physical therapists and exercise physiologists while also receiving tips on how to best recover from the race.

Fun for Kids, Too

Boys and girls are invited to take part in some field-day-style fun at Rising New York Road Runners at the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile. Registration will be open for youth ages 2 to 18 of all ability levels, so sign your kids up today and give them the chance to run the dash, tackle our obstacle course, and enjoy other fun fitness games and activities in Macombs Dam Park.

Medal Engraving

NYRR Members and myNB Rewards Gold Members: Join us at the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the NB Run Hub after the 2019 New Balance Bronx 10 Mile for complimentary finisher medal engraving!*

Sunday, September 29, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday, September 30, 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

*Please note that we are able to offer engraving only for participants in the 2019 New Balance Bronx 10 Mile.
Please have your NYRR member number (available on your NYRR member card or in your NYRR account) or download the NB App and show your Gold status at time of engraving. Can’t make it? Send a proxy to have your medal engraved; they’ll just need your NYRR member number.

Finishers who are not NYRR members can purchase an NYRR membership through their NYRR account, and will be able to have their medal engraved after becoming an NYRR member. Visit our Membership page for more details on NYRR membership levels and prices.

Alternatively, runners can learn how to become a myNB Rewards Gold Member to receive free medal engraving.

Experience All That the Bronx Has to Offer

While you’re in town for the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, check out the nycgo.com New York Road Runners NYC Visitor Guide for official information about Bronx restaurants, shops, nightlife, and sporting events as well as exclusive deals and offers.

Share Your Story

Tell us the special reason you're running the 2019 New Balance Bronx 10 Mile and what makes your story different. Have you overcome odds or a challenge in your life? Are you running to honor a special person or cause? Have you used running to empower yourself or others? Take our brief survey, and together we can inspire others through running.

Why Race with New York Road Runners?

When you run with NYRR, you do more than compete in a world-class race—your support and participation play a role in fulfilling our mission to help and inspire people through running, and benefit NYRR’s free youth and community programs, including Rising New York Road Runners, NYRR Striders, Open Run, and more.

Race Number Pickup

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

  • Sunday, September 22, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, September 23, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 24, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 25, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 26, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, September 27, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 28, 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

On race day, numbers will be available at Race-Day Central, located at River Avenue and East 161st Street, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Please be sure to allow yourself enough time to get from Race-Day Central to the start. 

Show the QR code from your race confirmation email or your NYRR account to pick up your race materials. Souvenirs are subject to availability.

Bag check, also located at Race Day Central, will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. If you wish to check a bag, please allow additional time for that as well as security. Runners must check their bags before entering the start corrals. 

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.

Detailed Route Info

The New Balance Bronx 10 Mile starts on the Grand Concourse at 165th Street and finishes on East 161st Street near Macombs Dam Park and Yankee Stadium.

Miles 1–4: Start by heading north on the Grand Concourse. Just before mile 4, turn left onto Mosholu Parkway. At about 4.25 miles, near Goulden Avenue, make a U-turn on Mosholu Parkway and head east toward the New York Botanical Garden.

Mile 5–6: After reaching Marion Avenue, turn left, then left again to head west on Mosholu Parkway back toward the Grand Concourse. Continue west on Mosholu Parkway, then turn left onto the Grand Concourse.

Mile 6–9: Continue south on the Grand Concourse.

Mile 9–10: Pass the starting line and Joyce Kilmer Park. At East 161st Street, turn right and continue to the finish line.

Time Limit: In the interest of safety, and to allow Bronx streets to reopen as scheduled, any participant who is unable to maintain a 13:45-per-mile pace throughout the race (based on the time when the last runner crosses the start line) will have the opportunity to board a sweep bus, starting at approximately mile 6 for transport to the finish.

These participants may choose instead to continue running on the sidewalks, but they should be aware that fluid stations and other course amenities may not be available. These runners may not be recorded as official finishers; they can email results@nyrr.org to request 9+1 TCS New York City Marathon qualifying credit for the race. Thank you for your cooperation with this policy.

NYRR Pace Team Presented by Biofreeze

Members of the NYRR Pace Team Presented by Biofreeze will guide participants toward specific goal times over the 10 miles. There will be signs in the corrals starting at 6:51 per mile. If you choose to run with a pace group, pacers—you’ll recognize them by the NYRR Pace Team Presented by Biofreeze logo and the green and blue chevron design—will carry signs that correspond with their finish times and paces. Check back closer to race day for a chart of which paces team members will be running.

Awards & Prize Money Charts

Awards will be available to the top three men and women overall, as well as in age and gender groups as explained in this article. A list of all award winners will be posted in the results for each race.

Award winners who wish to receive an award plaque should complete our online claim form.

Prize Money


NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women
(Determined by Gun Time)
1st $800
2nd $600
3rd $300
4th $200
5th $100

NYRR Member Prize Money for Men and Women
(Determined by Net Time)
Top Bronx Resident $500

Bronx residency will be determined by ZIP code. A runner must have his/her My NYRR profile updated with current address at the time of registration to be eligible. A copy of an NY driver's license, NY state ID card, or current bill (within 60 days of event) with address imprinted will be required to verify borough residency before prize money will be distributed.

Guidelines and Procedures

Photos & Social

Runner celebrating during the Bronx 10 Mile
Category

Another Bronx Tale

As we approach the 2018 New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, Peter Ciaccia, president of events of NYRR and race director of the TCS New York City Marathon, looks at the creation and the evolution of races in the “boogie down” Bronx.

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