NYRR Striders

What is NYRR Striders? Jul 11, 2018 09:42AM EST

New York Road Runners offers a free, weekly coach-led walking program to older adults in all five boroughs of NYC called NYRR Striders. The NYRR Striders program aims to improve at...


Is NYRR Striders free? Jul 11, 2018 09:43AM EST

Yes. NYRR Striders is free for enrolled members and for the neighborhood centers the sessions are offered.


How can I find the NYRR Striders session nearest to me? Jul 11, 2018 09:45AM EST

NYRR Striders sessions start at different times in various locations throughout NYC. Visit the NYRR Striders website, nyrr.org/striders, to review the seasonal schedule for a local...


How do I sign up to become an NYRR Striders member? Jul 11, 2018 09:48AM EST

Anyone interested in joining the NYRR Striders walking program must register with one of our trained coaches and fitness instructors on-site at a local session. If an interested pa...


Who leads NYRR Striders walks? Jul 11, 2018 09:49AM EST

NYRR assigns a trained running coach and/or fitness instructor to lead the one-hour health walk session. The coach will lead the group through a dynamic warm-up, followed by 30 min...


Can my dog or a friend join me at an NYRR Striders session? Jul 11, 2018 10:22AM EST

Absolutely! The more the merrier. New York State registered service dogs are welcomed at any sessions held in private facilities, social services centers, and local parks, as long ...


Can I start NYRR Striders in my local senior center or park? Jul 11, 2018 10:00AM EST

We welcome suggestions on senior centers and parks for where to start the NYRR Striders program next year, as we are not expanding our services at this time. Please contact us via ...


What are NYRR Walking 101 workshops? Jul 11, 2018 10:19AM EST

NYRR provides technical assistance opportunities to local senior centers interested in starting a group walking program. NYRR’s Walking 101 workshops are one-time, free interactive...


Can I volunteer at an NYRR Striders session? Jul 11, 2018 10:19AM EST

For more information on how to get involved, please send an email to [email protected] or call (212) 548-7357.


Do NYRR Striders members receive incentives for participating in the walks? Jul 11, 2018 10:20AM EST

Yes! Staying fit should be rewarding. Each time you get out to walk at one of the NYRR Striders’ free weekly walks, you work toward earning great prizes. All participants can earn ...