Rising New York Road Runners at the Japan Run 4M- Stage 1

  • Date

    May 10, 2020
    9:00 AM
  • Location

    Central Park
  • Distance

    Various Distances
  • Hashtag

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


This race has been cancelled. For more information, visit our FAQ page.

Bring your kids out to Central Park for a run and an opportunity to learn about Japanese culture! This event is open to Stage 1 participants and will feature short dash races on the 72nd Street Transverse, with distances based on age.

Why Race with Rising New York Road Runners?


Rising New York Road Runners events are designed to be fun, inclusive, and an opportunity for our youth to see what they are capable of. Events are a combination of traditional running and fun movement activities—both of which are adaptable to meet your child’s needs. Registration for all Rising New York Road Runners events is completely free and made possible by the generosity of our community.


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 help@nyrr.org.

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.


Event Start Time Distance
Stage 1 Boys and Girls 9:00 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, May 2, 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 3, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 4, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, May 5, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. 
  • Wednesday, May 6, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 7, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. 
  • Friday, May 8, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 9, 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 are available on event day from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the registration area. T-shirts, the souvenir for this event, are available for pickup on race day only at Number Pickup and are subject to availability.

Detailed Route Info

Short dash races will start at 9:00 a.m. on the 72nd Street Transverse.


All participants will receive a ribbon at the finish line.

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