Race Free: Race Fee Assistance Program

How do I apply? Jul 12, 2017 01:21PM EST

We accept applications quarterly. Below are the dates for the remaining application windows for 2017:​ September 18-25 November 13-20 Check the Race Free page during the ap...


Who can apply? Mar 20, 2017 02:20PM EST

Residents of New York state who are over 18 years of age.


How do you determine eligibility? Jul 08, 2015 08:47AM EST

Applicants are asked to provide household income and other information which we use to determine eligibility. All applicant information is confidential.


Is my entire family eligible? Jul 08, 2015 08:52AM EST

All members within a household over 18 years of age are eligible. Each person will need to fill out an application and set up a My NYRR account.


I received an email saying I am not eligible for Race Free. What can I do? Mar 20, 2017 02:20PM EST

Unfortunately, not everyone who applies is eligible for Race Free. We give assistance to those we deem to have the greatest need, based on your application. Please note that you ca...


I received an email saying I have qualified for Race Free! What do I do now? Mar 20, 2017 02:20PM EST

Please create a My NYRR account, if you do not already have one. You will be automatically entered into a drawing for every race on the Race Free calendar. If you have been selecte...


Which races are part of Race Free? Jul 08, 2015 08:52AM EST

A calendar of races is located here.


When are drawings held for each race? Aug 03, 2015 02:42PM EST

For eligible weekly races, drawings will be held approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the race. For eligible weekly races that are half marathons, drawings will be held approximately 8...


I received an e-mail saying that I have been selected for a race. What do I do now? Jul 08, 2015 08:53AM EST

Log into your account at NYRR.org. Select the race that you have been given complimentary entrance. Click “Add to Cart,” and you will be prompted for an invitation code. Enter the ...


I cannot participate in a race for which I have been selected. Can I send my invitation code to a friend? Jul 08, 2015 08:54AM EST

No, invitation codes are personal and non-transferable.