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, and hip-hop dance! This event is open to Stage 1 (2 to 10 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.
Event hashtag: #RisingNYRR—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!
Event address: 216 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032
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 protected].
|Stage||Ages||Event Type||Register If...|
|1||2 to 10||
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.|
Register your child by clicking on the appropriate button below. Please register your child for only one stage. Participants may enter a maximum of two track and field events (including relays).
*Stage is nearing capacity.
|Stage 1 Boys and Girls||9:00 a.m.||Various Distances and Events|
|Stage 2 Boys and Girls||1:00 p.m.||Various Distances and Events|
Check back closer to event day for a map of the activities area and the race courses.
Numbers and T-shirts may be picked up on site from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on event day only.
Show the QR code from your confirmation email or your My NYRR account to pick up your materials. Please note: T-shirt sizes are subject to availability.
Follow The MTA's Weekender schedule to plan your event-day transportation.
If you bike to the event, please follow our bike parking guidelines.
All information is subject to change.
All finishers will receive a ribbon.
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