Beginner Friendly Running Events in New York

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TMLA Run/Walk for Women’s HealthJamaica, Queens, NY, USA

Support the young women of The Mary Louis Academy as they raise funds for the Colleen Fitz Memorial Scholarship. Colleen Fitz was a TMLA Faculty member who passed away at a young age. Colleens wish was for a scholarship to be established at TMLA to help provide an education for talented young women whose families experience financial difficulties. Colleen also wished for more young women to be educated on the importance of womens health awareness. The TMLA Run/Walk for Womens Health accomplishes both goals through a week of womens health awareness initiatives culminating in the 5k run/walk raising funds for the permanent scholarship.You will have the availability to run/walk in honor of a loved one who is or was battling a women's health issue or in memory of a loved one who has lost their battle.

$20 - $25
5k
TMLA Run/Walk for Women’s Health
APR6
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Rising NY Road Runners Van Cortlandt Park Stages 1,2 & 3Van Cortlandt Park, Broadway and, Van Cortlandt Park S, Bronx, NY 10471, USA

Calling all youth cross-country fans! Ever find yourself searching for a fun cross-country event during the spring? Look no further! Join us in the Bronx at Van Cortlandt Park for fitness activities and a spring cross-country run. This event is open to all stages and ability levels, so bring the whole family out to have some fun and to get moving!

Free
5k • Other
Rising NY Road Runners Van Cortlandt Park Stages 1,2 & 3
APR13
NYCRUNS Queens Half MarathonQueens, NY, USA

The NYCRUNS Queens Half & 5K returns to Flushing Meadows Park. The traffic-free course winds through the park, with great views of all the World's Fair sites and of course FMP in full Spring bloom. Stick around for a bagel and a schmear, before heading into downtown Flushing to sample the great ethnic cuisine - there's everything you can imagine (and perhaps a few things you cannot).

$35 - $75
5k • Half Marathon
NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon
APR13
PurpleStride NYC New York, NY, USA

Since the first walk in 2008, PurpleStride has been the Pancreatic Cancer Action Networks most powerful vehicle for fundraising and awareness. Each year, in more than 50 PurpleStride events across the country, survivors, families, researchers, caregivers and others touched by pancreatic cancer come together to rewrite the future of this deadly disease.

$10 - $30
5k
PurpleStride NYC
APR14
Bloomin’ 5K and 1 Mile Walk350 Piaget Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011, USA

Whether youre a competitive or recreational runner, a seasoned or novice walker, or just looking to meet up, have fun, and do good, the premiere BLOOMIN 5K Run/1 Mile Run is for you! St. Peters Haven, a nonsectarian nonprofit and Cliftons only food pantry, will launch BLOOMIN on April 14, 2019 with help from our Run-To partner, the Clifton Road Runners Club.

$20 - $30
5k • Other
Bloomin’ 5K and 1 Mile Walk
APR14
JFK Rotary Club’s 5k Runway RunJohn F. Kennedy International Airport, Queens, NY 11430, USA

Come run or walk with us on the airport runway (Literally!). Bring your friends, family, and colleagues along. The more, the merrier!

$20 - $30
5k
JFK Rotary Club’s 5k Runway Run
APR20
NYCRUNS Prospect Park 5K & 10K56 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216, USA

Join us in Prospect Park for either a 5K or a 10K. Were excited about running in the warmer, spring weather and even more excited to be in this absolutely breathtaking part of Brooklyn. But the best part? This race benefits CAMBA, a nonprofit that provides services that connect people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life.

$40
5k • 10k
NYCRUNS Prospect Park 5K & 10K
APR27
Verrazano Festival Of Races 5K & 10KBrooklyn, NY, USA

Looking for race to jump-start your spring training and test your speed? Look no further runners as this fast, flat course out at Shore Road Park has that and more. Get excited about the standard yet fantastic NYCRUNS post-race spread including fresh fruit, bagels, and more. You can run hills with us some other time; this is your chance to maybe snag a PR!

$30 - $35
5k • 10k
Verrazano Festival Of Races 5K & 10K
APR28
Healthy Kids Running Series – BronxBronx, NY, USA

The Healthy Kids Running Series is a five week running program in the spring and fall for kids from Pre-K to 8th grade. Each Race Series takes place once a week and offers age appropriate running events including the 50 yard dash, 75 yard dash, the 1/4 mile, the 1/2 mile and the 1 mile run.

$35
5k • Other
Healthy Kids Running Series – Bronx
APR28
9/11 Memorial & Museum 5K Run/WalkNew York, NY, USA

Join with the Chair of the Annual 9/11 Memorial & Museum 5K Run/Walk and Community Day, Jon Stewart, to support the 9/11 Memorial Glade, an evolution to the 9/11 Memorial. The Glade is dedicated to all who were injured, sickened or died as a result of their work or exposure to contaminants during the recovery operations that lasted for months at the World Trade Center site in the aftermath of 9/11.

$25 - $50
5k
9/11 Memorial & Museum 5K Run/Walk
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