Kids can run year-round with NYRR. Students who are a part of NYRR programs like Young Runners and Mighty Milers can participate in many events for free by signing up through their coach or school. If you work in NYC schools, check out our free cross country and track & field programs. If you're a parent with a child who loves to run and be active, sign up for NYRR's free Youth Jamborees, look for our seasonal running series in city parks.
Check out upcoming NYRR Youth Events to find fun activities for everyone in your family.
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Read how nearly 300 students in NYRR's Young Runners program got tips from world-class track athletes at the NYRR Millrose Games' Meet the Pros Youth Clinic.
On Sunday, March 19, boys and girls ages 7-18 will have the chance to stop traffic in Times Square while they run a thrilling 1500 meters (nearly a mile) in one of New York City's most iconic locations!
This three-season program includes cross country, indoor track, and road running, and because the races feature kid-friendly distances ranging from three-quarters of a mile to two miles, they're perfect for youngsters of all fitness levels. Kids typically run with their age and gender group, and all races are timed and scored.
Youth ages 7-21 are invited to learn about the fundamentals of wheelchair racing, including proper control, pushing, and track rules.
NYRR Run for the Future provides a fun, free way for New York City high school girls to get fit, develop leadership skills, and earn money for college!
The NYRR Developmental Track & Field Series is a free program for New York City public schools. Kids at all levels learn about track and field and compete in borough and city meets throughout the spring.
These free one-day wellness events combine track and field events with a family health fair. Kids in grades K-12 are invited to enjoy activities including sprints, relays, long jump, and shot put.
A great fall season starts in the summer! Train with NYRR coaches in this 4-week program for cross country runners.