For the first time, your boys and girls are invited to Central Park to celebrate Italy at Rising New York Road Runners at Italy Run by Ferrero. This event is open to Stage 1 participants (ages 2-10) of all ability levels and will feature fitness activities followed by age-appropriate runs. It's a fun way to introduce your kids to the culture of Italy while getting them moving!
Event hashtags: #RisingNYRR and #ItalyRunNYC—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 is sold out.
|Activities Open||9:15 a.m.|
|Stage 1 Boys and Girls||9:45 a.m.||Varies by age|
Activities on-site will include a selection of the following:
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.
Short dashes on Central Park's Center Road.
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:
Please note: The NYRR RUNCENTER will be closed on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day.
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 Race-Day Central near the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park. Event-day lines may impact your ability to get to the start on time. T-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.
Are you interested in volunteering for this race? View the open opportunities at the Volunteer site.Sign Up to Volunteer
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