- Youth Races – Stage 2
Please note: the start time of the event has changed to 8:00 a.m.
Join us at Macombs Dam Park—just across the street from Yankee Stadium—for a "field day"-style morning of free fitness activities and games including an obstacle course, dashes, Zumba®, and much more!
This event is open to Stage 2 participants of all ability levels.
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.
We strongly encourage participants and their families to take public transportation to and from the event. Take the 4 or D train to 161 Street–Yankee Stadium. Please note: The 167 Street D train station is closed for renovation. Additionally, the southbound D is operating express between Bedford Park Boulevard and 135 Street and will not stop at 161 Street–Yankee Stadium. For more information and to plan your race-day transportation, please visit MTA Weekender.
Parking will be available at the Bronx locations listed below at the listed rates.* Please note that payment must be made by credit or debit card.
950 River Avenue (below East 164th Street): $42
70 East 153rd Street (at River Avenue): $40
30 East 161st Street (Ruppert Plaza Garage): $42 (open 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) This is the location closest to the Rising New York Road Runners at the New Balance Bronx 10 Mile.
*NYRR neither controls nor operates these parking lots and garages, and is not responsible for setting rates, refund policies, rules, and/or procedures.
Taxi or Ride-Sharing Service
For those 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.
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 email@example.com.
|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.|
|2||8 to 18||
Untimed medium distances
|Your child likes running, but isn’t ready for a competitive event. Your child likes playing games and being active.|
|3||12 to 18||
Timed longer distances
|Your child is comfortable running a longer distance and racing other kids in a competitive setting.|
|Activities Open||8:00 a.m.|
Numbers (which include your timing tag) may be picked up at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues) on the following dates:
- Thursday, September 19, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Friday, September 20, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
- Saturday, September 21, 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
- Sunday, September 22, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
- Monday, September 25, 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.
Show the QR code from your race confirmation email or your NYRR account to pick up your race materials. 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.
On event day, number pickup will be available from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. Commemorative lunch boxes, the souvenir for this event, will be available for pickup at Number Pickup, located at the track at Macombs Dam Park, on event day only and are subject to availability.
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