***Due to forecasted weather conditions, Saturday's Rising New York Road Runners event at the Popular® Brooklyn Half has been cancelled.***
We’d been looking forward to the event as much as you.
You may pick up your child’s medal and souvenir New Balance hat at the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the NB Run Hub at 320 West 57th Street starting at 12:00 noon on Saturday, May 19, through Friday, June 1, while supplies last.
Please note: the Popular® Brooklyn Half is proceeding as scheduled.
Thank you for your understanding.
Event hashtags: #RisingNYRR and #PopularBKHalf—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...|
|2||8 to 18||
Untimed medium distances
|Your child likes running, but isn’t ready for a competitive event. Your child likes playing games and being active.|
|3||12 to 18||
Timed longer distances
|Your child is comfortable running a longer distance and racing other kids in a competitive setting.|
Register your child by clicking on the appropriate button below. Please register your child for only one stage.
|Stage 3 Girls||11:30 a.m.||1 Mile|
|Stage 3 Boys||11:50 a.m.||1 Mile|
|Stage 2 Girls||12:10 p.m.||1 Mile|
|Stage 2 Boys||12:30 p.m.||1 Mile|
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.
The out-and-back course will start and finish at the Popular® Brooklyn Half finish line, with a turnaround point at the halfway mark on the Coney Island Boardwalk.
Numbers may be picked up at the Popular® Brooklyn Half Pre-Party presented by New Balance on Wednesday, May 16, Thursday, May 17, and Friday, May 18. The Pre-Party will take place at Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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.
On event day, numbers will be available at Race-Day Central, located at West 15th Street between Surf Avenue and the Coney Island Boardwalk, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Event-day lines may impact your ability to get to the start on time. New Balance hats, the souvenir for this event, will be available 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 medal. Top finishers in Stage 3 heats will be given podium awards.
Are you interested in volunteering for this race? View the open opportunities at the Volunteer site.Sign Up to Volunteer
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