- Youth Races – Stage 1
Join us at the Armory in Washington Heights for free track and field fun! We’ll have dashes, sprints, relays on the track, plus the shot put, softball throw, long jump, obstacle courses, hip-hop dancing, and more! This event is open to Stage 1 (2 to 11 years old) and Stage 2 (8 to 18 years old) participants and is a perfect way to introduce your boys and girls to the world of track and field.
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.|
|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.|
|Stage 1 Boys and Girls||9:00-11:30 a.m.||Various distances|
|Stage 2 Boys and Girls||11:00 a.m.-3:30 p.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 T-shirts, the souvenir for this event, may be picked up on site from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on event day only.
Show the QR code from your confirmation email or your NYRR account to pick up your materials. Please note: T-shirt sizes are subject to availability.
All finishers will receive a ribbon.