Whether you’re lacing up those running shoes for the first time, or you’ve been running your whole life, the New York Road Runners community has something to offer you.
For 60 years, we’ve been committed to getting people moving in New York City’s five boroughs and beyond through races, community events, youth running initiatives, school programs, and training resources that provide hundreds of thousands of people each year, from children to seniors, with the motivation, know-how, and opportunity to Run for Life.
NYRR membership will help you reach your running and lifestyle goals. We offer a range of membership opportunities:
Join a global running community that through the power of running is creating a world where everyone benefits from the inspiration, motivation, and confidence that result from putting one foot in front of the other.
|Annual Benefit||Philanthropic Levels|
|NYRR Friend Events||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Use of lockers at the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the NB Run Hub||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Discounts on NYRR races and NYRR Virtual Racing||X||X||X||X||X|
|Eligibility for 9+1 program||X||X||X||X||X|
|Eligibility for Four out of Six program||X||X||X||X||X|
|NYRR Group Training discounts||X||X||X||X||X|
|NYRR 1:1 Coaching discounts||X||X||X||X||X|
|Complimentary medal engraving for select races||X||X||X||X||X|
|100% tax deductible||X||X|
|Two-day advance registration for select NYRR Five-Borough Series events*||X||X||X||X||X|
|Two-day advance registration for all non-drawing races**||X||X||X||X|
|Guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to select TCS New York City Marathon week events||X||X||X||X|
|Advance access to high-demand volunteer opportunities||X||X||X||X|
|Free use of NYRR Virtual Trainer Program for one race||X||X||X|
|Two-day advance registration for the Popular Brooklyn Half||X||X||X|
|Two TCS New York City Marathon Grandstand Seating tickets ($100 value)||X||X|
|Invitations to special annual VIP NYRR events and receptions||X||X||X|
|Guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to all NYRR races, including the TCS New York City Marathon||X|
|Guaranteed, complimentary entry to all NYRR races, including the TCS New York City Marathon and the Popular Brooklyn Half***||X|
|*Races include the NYRR Queens 10K, New Balance Bronx 10 Mile, and NYRR Staten Island Half|
|**Excludes the Popular® Brooklyn Half|
|***Age restrictions may apply to certain races under the 10K Family Membership|
Open a My NYRR account with us and join our community. You’ll receive our regular newsletters with updates and invitations for events, programs, and special offers, and enjoy use of lockers at our NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the NB Run Hub.
Engage even more with the NYRR community. NYRR Member categories include:
You'll receive all NYRR Friend benefits, plus:
NYRR specialty member types include:
For more information on qualifications, please see below.
Armed Service Veterans/Active Duty Military
The Armed Services Veterans and Active Duty Military membership rate is $25 annually. To qualify for our Armed Services Veterans and Active Duty Military membership rate and race discounts, please note that your application will not be accepted without a copy of your DD-214 form or Veteran Identification Card (VIC) for veterans, or, for active-duty military, a copy of your Common Access Card (CAC), current orders, or a copy of an award citation.
Upon completion of your membership purchase, please upload your documents to your My NYRR account. If we do not receive your official documentation within 15 days of your membership registration, your membership will be transferred to an annual membership ($40) and your card will be charged an additional $15.
Please note: If you are already a member and would like to apply as an Armed Services Veteran or Active Duty Military member, you may do so when your membership is up for renewal. In the meantime, if you provide your DD-214 form or Veteran Identification Card (VIC) (for veterans) or (for active-duty military) a copy of your Common Access Card (CAC), current orders or award citation, you will still receive discounts on all races. If you are renewing your Armed Services membership, you will not need to re-submit documentation of military service.
Available to individuals enrolled in a degree program. To join via this membership type, please upload a copy of your current student ID to your My NYRR profile. If we do not receive your official documentation within 15 days of your membership registration, your membership will be transferred to an annual membership ($40) and your card will be charged an additional $15. Documentation will be required at each time of renewal.
NYRR Youth Program Leads and Assistants
Available to official NYRR Youth Program Leads and Assistants. To join via this membership type, please upload a screenshot of your STRIDES profile page, which contains your STRIDES ID number, to your My NYRR profile. If we do not receive your official documentation within 15 days of your membership registration, your membership will be transferred to an annual membership ($40) and your card will be charged an additional $15. Documentation will be required at each time of renewal.
NYRR Philanthropic Members provide critical support for New York Road Runners youth and community services programs, including Rising New York Road Runners, NYRR Run for the Future, NYRR Striders, and Race Free. Philanthropic Members have a strong appreciation and understanding of NYRR’s mission to help and inspire people through running and are committed to helping NYRR encourage people of all ages to “Run for Life."
($770 is tax deductible)
Includes all NYRR Member Plus benefits, plus:
($4,770 is tax deductible)
Includes all Miler Member benefits, plus:
(Tax deductibility varies—option to create a Family Membership plan)
Includes all 5K Member benefits, plus:
For more information, please contact Sarah Innes, Manager, Individual Giving and Events, at [email protected] or 212.548.7347.
IDNYC cardholders are eligible for a complimentary one-year membership with New York Road Runners at the Individual, Junior, Senior, Armed Services, or Collegiate level. Cardholders will enjoy all the member benefits at the level of their choice, including advance access to select races, savings of up to 45% off race-entry fees, and more!
How do I sign up?
IDNYC cardholders should first create an account in My NYRR, and then they can bring their valid IDNYC card and completed application to the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street. Your New York Road Runners membership will be issued within 5–10 business days.
For more information on IDNYC, please visit nyc.gov/idnyc.
*This offer is available only to cardholders who are not NYRR members, or who have not been NYRR members since January 1, 2012, and is not valid for any NYRR membership renewals. Memberships will be valid for one year from the New York Road Runners membership issue date.
Give your family and friends the gift of NYRR Membership! Simply log-in to your My NYRR profile and click on the Membership tab. If you do not have a My NYRR account, be sure to create one so you can complete your gift purchase. Gift of Membership is valid for five (5) years from the date of purchase and is only offered for new members or those whose memberships have recently expired.
When you become a New York Road Runners member, you become part of a global running community of 600,000 runners and walkers, including 267,000 youth and seniors, together striving to live more healthy, fulfilling lives through the power of running.