Resolve to Run in 2020

No matter how you plan to #ResolveToRun in 2020, New York Road Runners has something to offer you. We’re here to help you get moving and stay active in the new year. Read on to learn about how our running programs and events can help you to #ResolveToRun.

Virtual Racing

#ResolveToRun a race anywhere and anytime this year with NYRR Volvo Virtual Racing Powered by Strava. Runners around the world can challenge themselves, set goals and achieve them, and give back to the running community—no matter where they live. Kick off the new year with the NYRR Virtual Resolution Run 5K Powered by Strava! Sign up now and run anytime between January 1 and 12.

Children racing down the street

Free Youth Running Events

Get your kids to #ResolveToRun—for free—in 2020 at a youth event. From Van Cortlandt Park to Coney Island, Rising New York Road Runners youth events mix running with fun fitness activities that are perfect for ages 2 to 18, and all ability levels. Check out our youth events calendar for a full list of events.

A group of runners in a park for an Open Run

NYRR Open Run

Are you easing into your #ResolveToRun goals? Enjoy free weekly runs and walks in community parks in New York and New Jersey with NYRR Open Run. People of all ages and abilities—as well as dogs on leashes—are welcome. Sign up or just show up and enjoy running or walking with your community. Volunteers are needed, too!

An exercise class at the NYRR Run Center

NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the NB Run Hub

Throughout the start of the new year, we’ll be promoting #ResolveToRun at the NYRR RUNCENTER with group runs, fitness classes, and more. Visit the NYRR RUNCENTER page to view our calendar of upcoming programs and events, and check back periodically for updates.

Club runners in a race in Central Park during winter

NYRR Membership

Make your #ResolveToRun goal easier with an NYRR membership. Member benefits include discounts on race-entry fees, eligibility for TCS New York City Marathon guaranteed entry via our 9+1 program, advance registration to select NYRR races, discounts on training, and access to members-only events. Join, upgrade, or renew today and enjoy your exclusive benefits all year long!

NYRR Training

Don’t #ResolveToRun alone! Whether you’re a running newbie or have a few marathons under your belt, you can get the motivation you need to run more consistently or hit a new PR. NYRR Group Training offers weekly workouts featuring camaraderie, coaching, and group inspiration. NYRR Virtual Training will help you train for any half or full marathon in the world, no matter where you live. And with NYRR One-to-One Coaching, an NYRR coach will develop a personal plan for you and help you reach your goals.

A volunteer handing out recovery bags at the finish of the United Airlines NYC Half


Give back as part of your #ResolveToRun journey by volunteering! You can get +1 credit toward our 9+1 program for guaranteed entry to the TCS New York City Marathon (NYRR members only) along with a special souvenir. Volunteering is a great way to see running from a new perspective and to connect with all of our amazing runners!

50th Running of the New York City Marathon

The 2020 TCS New York City Marathon will be the race’s 50th running, and we’re getting excited for a fantastic celebration. The New York City Marathon began in 1970 as a four-lap event in Central Park with just 55 finishers, all of them from the U.S. This year’s TCS New York City Marathon had more than 53,000 finishers from 142 countries! Get ready to apply to run (or claim guaranteed entry) from January 30 to February 13, 2020.

Five-Borough Series Races Celebrate Milestones

As our NYRR Five-Borough Series throughout NYC continues in 2020, the United Airlines NYC Half will be celebrating its 15th running on March 15 and the Popular® Brooklyn Half will have its 40th running on May 16. Spots are still available to run the United Airlines NYC Half with NYRR Team for Kids and set a reminder to grab a spot in the Popular® Brooklyn Half when general registration opens on January 22 at 12:00 noon ET.

2020 Race Calendar

Check out our 2020 race schedule and get ready to race throughout the year!


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