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Rising New York Road Runners Jamboree Presented by TCS


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 Zumba®! 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 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. Participants may enter a maximum of two track and field events (including relays).


*Stage is nearing capacity.


Event Start Time Distance
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



Stage 1:

  • 30-Meter Fun Run (Age 2)
  • 40-Meter Fun Run (Age 3)
  • 55-Meter Fun Run (Ages 4–10)
  • 100-Meter Fun Run (Ages 5–10)
  • Softball Throw (Ages 5–10)
  • Standing Long Jump (Ages 5–10)

Stage 2:

  • 55-Meter Dash
  • 200-Meter Dash
  • Long Jump
  • Shot Put
  • 4x200-Meter Relay

All Participants:

  • Selfie station
  • Zumba®

Course Info

Check back closer to event day for a map of the activities area and the race courses.

Entry Fees

All Participants

Number Pickup & Registration

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.

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, October 28, 2017 9:00am

Armory Track

Various Distances

Stage 1
Stage 2


Near Capacity

Register Now

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


Sponsored By:

Premier Partner of NYRR and an Official Partner of Rising New York Road Runners
Official Athletic Footwear and Apparel Partner of NYRR and an Official Partner of Rising New York Road Runners


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