This February, join us in giving back through the NYRR Virtual For the Kids 5K Benefiting Rising New York Road Runners! Leading up to the long weekend, you can pick a time and place convenient for you and complete this virtual 5K. The net proceeds from this run will directly benefit Rising New York Road Runners, a youth program dedicated to helping kids develop movement skills through a mix of running and fitness activities. The program, serving students from pre-K through 12th grade in more than 1,500 sites nationwide, is designed to help kids build their confidence, their motivation, and their desire to be physically active for life.
Register for this virtual race with our friends over at New York Road Runners on their site
or in the NYRR app
Runners may choose to purchase this race for credit toward the NYRR Virtual 6 Program
. NYRR Virtual 6 program participants that register for and complete six NYRR virtual races at the NYRR Virtual 6 program rate before December 31, 2018 will be eligible to receive one non-complimentary entry to the 2019 Popular Brooklyn Half and one Popular Brooklyn Half Virtual Training program to help them prepare for the race. Limit one Popular Brooklyn Half entry and one Popular Brooklyn Half Virtual Training program per person.
Please note: Your activity must be at least 5,000 meters to qualify. Upon uploading your run to Strava, you must tag the activity as a "race" for Strava to calculate the fastest time you ran for the race distance and record your results on the race leaderboard.