NYRR Striders

What is NYRR Striders? Mar 06, 2019 12:12PM 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? Mar 06, 2019 12:13PM 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? Mar 06, 2019 12:14PM EST

NYRR Striders sessions start at different times in various locations throughout NYC. Visit the NYRR Striders page to review the seasonal schedule for a local one-hour session in yo...


How do I sign up to become an NYRR Striders member? Mar 06, 2019 12:17PM 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. Participants who jo...


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? Mar 06, 2019 12:18PM EST

NYRR Striders members may have adult and young guests visit the walking sessions, on occasion. Each guest must complete a general participant application, although they will not be...


Can I start NYRR Striders in my local senior center or park? Mar 06, 2019 12:19PM EST

We welcome suggestions on senior centers other locations to expand the NYRR Striders program next year. Please contact us via phone or email with locations that may be interested i...


What are NYRR Walking 101 workshops? Mar 06, 2019 12:20PM 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? Mar 06, 2019 12:21PM EST

For more information on how to get involved, please send an email to striders@nyrr.org or call 212-548-7357.


Do NYRR Striders members receive incentives for participating in the walks? Mar 06, 2019 12:23PM EST

Yes! Every time you get out to walk with NYRR Striders, you work toward earning great prizes. All participants can earn a program shirt when they complete four sessions. Striders m...