- Virtual Race
- Virtual 6
Join thousands of people around the world in celebrating your shared love of running as part of Global Running Day! Run the free one-mile NYRR Virtual Global Running Day 1M Powered by Strava race anywhere, anytime between June 1 and June 9 to partake in the worldwide celebration of running that encourages everyone to get moving.
Capture and share photos from wherever you’re running and connect with people around the world that share your passion for the sport using the hashtags #NYRRVirtualRacing and #GlobalRunningDay.
Finishers will be entered for an opportunity to win a round-trip flight on United Airlines to fly (and run!) anywhere in the world and hotel accommodations during their trip! Read the official rules.
Proceeds support NYRR's mission to help and inspire people through running, and benefit NYRR’s youth and community programs, so you can feel good about completing the race while doing some good as well.
NYRR Virtual 6 Program and Sweepstakes
While general entry is free, you can also purchase entry for this race to begin or to continue your journey to earning guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to the 2020 Popular® Brooklyn Half as part of the NYRR Virtual 6 program. Please note: This is the last race you can sign up for in order to start completing your NYRR Virtual 6 program requirements in 2019.
Runners who signed up for this race at the NYRR Virtual 6 level by 11:59 p.m. ET on April 12, 2019 were entered into a sweepstakes to win a signed copy of Meb Keflezighi’s new book, 26 Marathons: What I Learned About Faith, Identity, Running and Life from My Marathon Career. Read an excerpt from the book about his 2009 New York City Marathon victory on The Run On.
What is an NYRR Virtual Race?
A virtual race is a race that can be run at your convenience during a specified period of time. To participate in NYRR Virtual Racing, create your free Strava account, sign up for a race, and run or walk the distance of the race on a course you select wherever you are. Visit our FAQ page for additional information.
For more information, including how to complete your virtual race, visit our NYRR Virtual Racing page.