Youth Series and Events News and Updates

Check here regularly for the latest news on NYRR's free youth series and events.

February 23rd, 2016

Young Runners Meet Millrose Pros

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.

January 9th, 2015

NYRR Millrose Games Trials

On January 14, the world famous NYRR Millrose Games Trials kick off. Top finishers here qualify for the 108th running of the NYRR Milrose Games. Sign up today. Registration closes on 1/11/2015 at 11:59pm.

September 30th, 2014

Fall Fun at the Armory

Join thousands of kids at the free NYRR Youth Jamboree presented by Tata Consultancy Services on Saturday, October 25. At this fun kickoff to the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon, kids get to try their best at sprints, jumps and throws. Learn more and pre-register today!

August 11th, 2014

Zoom Down Fifth Avenue

Start the season off with the fastest race around! The NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile is the perfect place to grab a baseline time for the upcoming season.

Click here to register online.

July 30th, 2014

Save The Date – Fall Youth Jamboree

The fall Youth Jamboree returns October 25 with running, jumping, and throwing fun at the New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory. Additional information, including registration details, will be able in September.

July 1st, 2014

Summer Running Series Deadline Reminder

The Summer Running Series kicks off in Brooklyn on Tuesday, July 8. Click here to register and learn more about free family summer fun!

May 19th, 2014

NYRR Youth Jamboree Results

The results for the 2014 Youth Jamboree are in! Please click here to find your student or team.

May 1st, 2014

NYRR Youth Jamboree Recap

The NYRR Youth Track and Field Jamboree presented by Tata Consultancy Services was a fun day for all involved. 1,700 plus students ran, jumped, and threw at the world famous Icahn Stadium. Click here for photos and a recap.

April 28th, 2014

Run For The Future Application Deadline Extended

There’s still time to earn time to earn money for college! New York City girls entering their senior year at a public or parochial high school have until May 14 to submit their application. For more information, including how to apply, click here.

April 21st, 2014

NYRR Spring Forward

Spring is finally here! Check out photos and a recap from the first Young Runners spring race of the season, the NYRR Spring Forward.

March 27th, 2014

Spring Forward 1.5M Registration Deadline Reminder

March 28 is the last day to register your students for the Spring Forward 1.5M in the Bronx’s Van Cortlandt Park. Don’t miss out on an amazing day!

March 17th, 2014

The Spring Jamboree Opens For Registration

All students, from Pre-K to high school, are welcome to participate in this FREE day of track and field. Beginners are especially encouraged to register. No experience is needed to try fun events like relays, long jump, and shot put.

For more information, including registration forms, please visit the event page.

February 26th, 2014

Photos from the Al Gordon 4M

The chilly winter weather finally showed some signs of letting up, as students brought their bright smiles to Prospect Park. Click here to check out pictures from last weekend’s race.

February 12th, 2014

Watch The 2014 NYRR Millrose Games This Weekend

The world’s most famous indoor track meet returns to the Armory. Stars like Mary Cain, Ashton Eaton, and Nick Symmonds will be burning up the track on February 15.

Don’t miss a second. Catch it live!

On TV: 3pm-5pm (EST) on NBCSN

On the Web: 5pm-7pm (EST) on

February 3rd, 2014

DTFS Is Open For Registration

Starting today, you can register your team for the Developmental Track & Field Series through STRIDES. This free program teaches the fundamentals of track & field to New York City public school students. Click here to register today! 

January 29th, 2014

Cold Weather Running Tips

Show the winter who’s boss, with these cold weather running tips.

January 13th, 2014

Grant Writing Tips

Give your grant proposals a boost with helpful tips from Channing Bete.

January 10th, 2014

Winter Grant Roundup

There’s still time to apply for grants for the 2014 school year!

The Presidential Youth Fitness Program Grant, Find Your Balance Challenge Grant, PeyBack Foundation Grant, Teacher Grant Program, and Smart from the Start Grant Program are all still available.

Apply today!

December 16th, 2013

Winter Races Are Up

Check the event calendar for a few of the winter races that you can look forward to in 2014.

December 3rd, 2013

NYRR Goes To Texas

NYRR will be attending the Texas AHPERD conference from December 4-6. Stop by booth 621 for advice, high fives, and giveaways!

November 19th, 2013

Say Cheese

Did you check out the pictures from Sunday’s Youth Cross Country Invitational? Click here to view them.

November 13th, 2013

Track Season Is Around The Corner

Shake off those winter blues. The Developmental Track & Field Series opens for registration in December!

November 11th, 2013

2013 Fall Youth Jamboree Results

The results for the 2013 Fall Youth Jamboree are in! Please click here to find your student or team.

November 1st, 2013

Run with Champions Canceled

Due to inclement weather and our concern for the safety of participants, New York Road Runners Run with Champions event in Central Park, scheduled for Thursday, November 1, 2013, has been cancelled. T-shirts and medals will be mailed to schools in mid-November.

October 29th, 2013

Support Marathoners

Come out and make some noise at the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday November 3! Join NYRR at Team for Kids cheer stations in Brooklyn, Harlem, and Central Park. Email [email protected] to find out more.

October 16th, 2013

Bring the Marathon to Your Classroom

With the help of these fun lessons based on the ING New York City Marathon, you can use your students' love of running to teach other subjects like math, problem solving, public speaking, and more. Plan the activities between October 28 and November 1 and your kids will enjoy the race on November 3rd even more.

September 18th, 2013

Fall Jamboree Registration Is Open!

Sign up today for fun, free track and field events including individual races, relays, long jump, and shot put. No experience is necessary.

Full event details and registration forms are available here.

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