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Rising New York Road Runners at the NYRR Queens 10K


Youngsters, come out to Queens for some unforgettable fitness fun this summer and join Rising New York Road Runners at the NYRR Queens 10K. This event is open to Stage 1 participants and will feature an array of fun fitness games and activities, followed by age-appropriate short runs. It's the perfect way to introduce your kids to the world of physical activity for free!

Event hashtags: #RisingNYRR and #NYRRQueens10K—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 Non-competitive
Untimed shorter distances
Fitness activities
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 is near capacity.


Event Start Time Distance
Activities Open 9:30 a.m.  
Stage 1 Boys and Girls 10:00 a.m. Varies by age


Activities on-site will include a selection of the following:

  • Animal Run: Participants imitate running styles of animals to build coordination skills
  • Jump!: Participants jump through X’s to practice jumping skills
  • Simon Says: Participants follow leader’s directions to build coordination and balance skills
  • Tag: Classic game where participants practice running and movement skills
  • Beanbag Challenge: Teams of participants collect beanbags in a relay
  • Kick-It: Participants kick balls to teammates to build footwork skills
  • All-Aboard: Participants get teammates to designated area using balance skills
  • Track and Field Warm-Up: Staff leads participants in running drills and stretching

Course Info

Check back closer to race day for a map of the activities and dash races.

Entry Fees

All Participants

Number Pickup & Registration

Numbers (which include your timing tag) and T-shirts may be picked up at the NYRR RUNCENTER at 320 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth avenues) on the following dates:

  • Saturday, June 9, 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 10, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Monday, June 11, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 12, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 13, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 14, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 15, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Show the QR code from your race confirmation email or your My NYRR account to pick up your race materials. If you're unable to pick up your race materials, a friend or family member can pick up for you; the person will need your QR code (printed or digitally). This policy is in effect only for our weekly races, not for the TCS New York City Marathon.

On event day, number pickup will be at Race-Day Central in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on the path from the 7 train heading toward the Pool of Industry. Pickup will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. for the Rising New York Road Runners events. Commemorative cinch sacks, the souvenir for this event, will be available for pickup at Race-Day Central on event day only and are subject to availability. If you pick up on event day, please be sure to allow yourself enough time to get from Race-Day Central to the start.

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, June 16, 2018 9:30am


Various Distances

Stage 1

#RisingNYRR and #NYRRQueens10K

Near Capacity

Register Now

Registration will close at 11:59pm on Friday, June 15.


Sponsored By:

Official Athletic Footwear and Apparel Partner of NYRR


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