- Youth Races – Stage 1
Bring your youngsters out to Central Park for a dash, and help raise awareness of God's Love We Deliver and its mission to provide nutritious meals to people in the New York City metropolitan area who are living with severe illness. This event is open to Stage 1 (ages 2 to 11).
Event hashtag: #RisingNYRR and #RaceToDeliver—use it in your tweets and Instagram 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Stage||Ages||Event Type||Register If...|
|1||2 to 11||
Untimed shorter distances
|Your child is new to physical activity or running, but likes playing games and being active.|
|Activities Open||10:00 a.m.|
|Stage 1 Boys and Girls||10:30 a.m.||Various Distances|
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.
Numbers and New Balance long-sleeved T-shirts, the souvenir for this event, may be picked up at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues) on the following dates:
- Sunday, November 17, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
- Monday, November 18, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, November 20, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Thursday, November 21, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Friday, November 22, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Saturday, November 23, 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 8:45 to 10:00 a.m. at Race-Day Central, located at the Naumburg Bandshell. Event-day lines may impact your ability to get to the start on time. Please note: Souvenir shirts are subject to availability and may not be available for pickup on race day.