Youth Cross Country Invitational November 18th, 2012 | Van Cortlandt Park, 242nd St and Broadway, Bronx, NY |Invitational Registration Closer Date: November 5th, 2012 For athletes who participated in the Developmental Cross Country Series, this is the Series’ final event, the Youth Cross Country Invitational. This invitation-only event challenges athletes to take on the Bronx’s Van Cortland Park. […]
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The November schedule will continue to focus on conditioning and skill building. All practice sessions will take place at the east sixth street track. Some runners will prepare for the NYRRC Youth Cross Country Invitational. General training will continue to help develop overall physical capacity and fitness. This will continue to include basic running, strength building, and exercises used to develop muscular power and to improve overall speed. Coaches John Wiltshire and Lydia Vanderloo will be participating in the New York City Marathon.
October 14 in Central Park for Grete’s Great Gallop in Support of the AKTIV Foundation, to help prevent and aid in the treatment of cancer. The late Grete Waitz, a nine-time winner of the New York City Marathon, was a co-founder of the AKTIV Against Cancer Foundation. The event included a half-marathon, a 1.7-mile run, […]
NYRR Youth Jamborees are excellent places to learn about track and field. These free, day-long events are held three times a year in premier New York City athletic facilities, including the New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory in upper Manhattan and the Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island. Children of all ages can […]
The Colgate Women’s Games is the nation’s largest amateur track series open to all girls from elementary school through college. Held at Brooklyn ‘s Pratt Institute, competitors participate in preliminary meets and semi-finals over five weekends throughout December and January. Finalists compete for trophies and educational grants-in-aid from Colgate-Palmolive Company. PRATT INSTITUTE, Brooklyn DECEMBER […]
The October schedule will focus on conditioning and skill building. All practice sessions will take place at the east sixth street track. Some runners will prepare for two events, the NYRRC Grete’s Great Gallop a 1.7 mile race on October 14th in Central Park and the Youth Jamboree on October 21st. The Youth Jamboree will take place at the New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory and will feature a variety of track and field events for Grades Pre-K thru 5 beginning at 8:00 a.m and Grades 6 and older starting at 12:00 noon.
We have some exciting news to share with you, as well as some disappointing news. The latter first — we aren’t able to run the Fifth Avenue Mile after all. The team signup has already closed and the race is full. The good news is that this gives us more time to prepare for our […]
The September schedule will focus on general conditioning and skill building. All practice sessions will take place at the east sixth street track. General training is foundational and helps to develop overall physical capacity and fitness. This will include basic running, strength building, and exercises used to develop muscular power and to improve overall speed.