Rising New York Road Runners at the Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Stage 1

  • Date

    August 22, 2020
    10:15 AM
  • Location

  • Distance

    Various Distances
  • Youth
  • Youth Races – Stage 1
  • Non-Scored


Cap off the summer by joining us in Harlem for kids’ dashes and sprints. This event is open to Stage 1 participants (ages 2–11) of all ability levels and is part of Harlem Week, a celebration of the past, present, and future of this amazing neighborhood.

Why Run 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...
2 8 to 18 Non-competitive
Untimed medium distances
Fitness activities
Your child likes running, but isn’t ready for a competitive event. Your child likes playing games and being active.
3 12 to 18 Competitive
Timed longer distances
Fitness activities
Your child is comfortable running a longer distance and racing other kids in a competitive setting.


Event Start Time Distance
Stage 1 Boys and Girls 10:15 a.m.. Various Distances

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