TCS New York City Marathon - Virtual 5K

  • Date

    October 31, 2019 -
    November 3, 2019
  • Location

  • Distance

  • Hashtag

  • Virtual 6
  • Virtual Race


NYRR Virtual TCS New York City Marathon 5K logo

One of our most popular virtual races is back! Come together for a worldwide celebration of running in this free virtual 5K race, which unites thousands of runners and millions of friends, family, and spectators in support of those taking on the streets of New York City in the TCS New York City Marathon and others making their own marathon courses around the world in the TCS New York City Marathon – Virtual 26.2M.

Whether you’ll be in New York City or following along from afar, you can catch the excitement by running this virtual 5K anywhere and anytime during the race window. Experience how this incredible race can inspire you, push you, and move you.

If you’re in NYC, show your badge of completion at the TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance from October 31 to November 2 for a surprise gift (limited supplies, first-come, first-served). The NYRR Virtual Racing booth is located in Row 800 next to the Running Lab.

Year-End 5K PR Series

Finish your year strong by signing up for the last three 5K races of the 2019 NYRR Virtual Racing series, then do your best in each race to beat your best time. Registrants will receive 30 days of Strava Summit to help them achieve their goal. Finishers of the Year-End 5K PR Series will receive a limited-edition medal to commemorate their accomplishment. Here’s how to join: 

  1. 1. Sign up for Race #1: NYRR Virtual World Championship 5K
  2.         a.  During registration, add the 5K PR Series to your cart. You only need to add the Year-End 5K PR Series one time with the NYRR Virtual Championship 5K race. You will automatically be enrolled in the Year-End 5K PR Series once you sign up for the other two races. 
  3. 2. Sign up for Race #2: TCS New York City Marathon – Virtual 5K
  4. 3. Sign up for Race #3: NYRR Virtual Turkey Trot 5K

TCS New York City Marathon – Virtual 26.2M Powered by Strava

You can also sign up for the TCS New York City Marathon – Virtual 26.2M and take on the 26.2 mile distance virtually between October 31 and November 3 at the Run for the Medal or Run for the Love of Running tiers! Learn more and sign up today!

NYRR Virtual 6 Program

We are no longer accepting new runners into the 2019 program. Runners who have already started the 2019 program may continue to sign up at the NYRR Virtual 6 entry level to continue their journey to earning guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to the 2020 Popular® Brooklyn Half as part of the NYRR Virtual 6 program.

What Is an NYRR Virtual Race?

A virtual race is a race that can be run at your convenience during a specified period of time. To participate in NYRR Virtual Racing, create your free Strava account, sign up for a race, and run or walk the distance of the race on a course you select wherever you are. Visit our FAQ page for additional information. 

For more information, including how to complete your virtual race, visit our NYRR Virtual Racing page.

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