Cap off the summer by joining us in Harlem for kids’ dashes and sprints. This event is open to Stage 1 participants (ages 2–10) of all ability levels and is part of Harlem Week, a celebration of the past, present, and future of this amazing neighborhood.
Event hashtags: #RisingNYRR and #PercySutton5K—use them 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].
|Stage||Ages||Event Type||Register If...|
|1||2 to 10||
Untimed shorter distances
|Your child is new to physical activity or running, but 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 Boys and Girls||10:15 a.m.||Varies by age|
On event days, your child’s Rising New York Road Runners bib will get them free admission to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, with the purchase of a full-priced adult ticket. Just present your race bib at the Intrepid’s box office to receive this offer.
Races will consist of short runs of age-appropriate distances. Participants should line up for their run by 10:00 a.m. Check back soon for the course location.
Numbers (which include your timing tag) may be picked up at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues) on the following dates:
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 9:30 a.m. at the Percy Sutton Educational Complex (enter at 135th Street between St. Nicholas Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard). Event-day lines may impact your ability to get to the start on time. New Balance shirts, the souvenir for this event, will be available for pickup on race day only at Race-Day Central and are subject to availability.
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.