Due to the severe weather forecast, all NYRR RUNCENTER events, NYRR Group Training sessions, and NYRR Striders sessions scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, have been cancelled.

Rising New York Road Runners Jamboree Presented by Tata Consultancy Services (Spring)


Join us on Randall’s Island at Icahn Stadium, home of some of New York City's premier running events, for track and field action! We’ll have fun games, activities, and running events that your kids will love. This event is open to Stage 1 and 2 participants and is a perfect way to introduce boys and girls to the world of track and field.

Event hashtag: #RisingNYRR—use it in your tweets, Instagrams, and Facebook posts!


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]rr.org.

Stage Ages Event Type Register If...
1 2 to 10 Non-competitive
Untimed shorter distances
Fitness activities
Your child is new to physical activity or running, but likes playing games and being active.
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.


Register your child by clicking on the appropriate button below. Please register your child for only one stage.



Stage 1 events will take place in the morning, and Stage 2 events will take place in the afternoon. Check back soon for additional event-by-event details.


This event will include the following activities:

For all ages:

  • Hip-Hop Dance
  • Cheer Signs/Arts & Crafts
  • Selfie Station

For ages 2-4

  • Shop and Dash: Athletes complete timed runs between stations while collecting objects that teach participants how to build a healthy meal.
  • Egg in Spoon: Athletes balance an egg-shaped object on a spoon while navigating a course to practice balance and coordination.
  • Bean Bag Toss: Athletes toss beanbags of various weights into hoops to practice throwing techniques.

Course Info

Check back closer to race day for a map of each Stage's events.

Entry Fees

All Participants

Number Pickup & Registration

Numbers may be picked up on-site on event day only from 7:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Show the QR code from your confirmation email or your My NYRR account to pick up your materials. Please pick up during the week to avoid crowds on event day. Numbers will be available on event day from 8:00 to 1:00 p.m. Event-day lines may impact your ability to get to the start on time. T-shirts, the souvenir for this event, will be available for pickup on-site on event day only at Race-Day Central and are subject to availability.

Code of Conduct | Rules of Competition | Race Procedures | FAQs

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.

Saturday, April 28, 2018 9:00am

Icahn Stadium

Various Distances

Stage 1
Stage 2


Near Capacity

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Registration will close at 11:59pm on Friday, April 27.



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