Whether your goal is a half-marathon or marathon, we've got the tools to help you train and check that your training is on track! This free virtual race is a great way to test the progress of your marathon training or conquer that 13.1-mile distance. Sign up to join the half-marathon competition for free, and during checkout, add on an NYRR Virtual Trainer plan for either a half or full marathon distance and a free month of Strava Summit to help you reach your goal.
Training for marathons in New York, Berlin, or Chicago? Use this virtual race to prepare in solidarity with other marathoners around the world.
If you're in NYC, show your badge of completion at the TCS New York City Marathon Expo Presented by New Balance from October 31 to November 2 for a surprise gift (limited supplies, first-come, first served).
Please note: Upon uploading your results, you must tag the activity as a Race for Strava to count the fastest time you ran that distance and mark the race complete.
Earn a Halfway There 13.1M digital finisher badge.
The Challenge starts and ends based on each runner's local time zone.
All activities logged during the Challenge period must be uploaded to Strava no later than three days after the Challenge ends.
Manual entries, virtual runs, or treadmill runs are not eligible. Activity privacy settings must be marked "Everyone" to count towards the Challenge goal.
Each activity must be tagged as a "Race" in order to count towards the challenge and influence an athlete's leaderboard position.