When's the last time you gave it your all for one mile? Whether you're into the adrenaline of speed or the zen of distance running, challenge yourself to run your best mile in this virtual race, wherever you love to run.
Coinciding with the iconic New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on September 9, in which thousands of runners will dash down a beautiful 20-block stretch of New York City, this is your chance to join the competition virtually from anywhere in the world.
Throughout the race window, go for your fastest mile, and then try to beat your time on the leaderboard. And if you're planning to be in New York City on September 9, sign up for the in-person New Balance 5th Avenue Mile, too -- you can make your mile count toward that race, as well as the virtual race.
It's a test of mental toughness. So focus, put your whole heart into it, and set a new personal record.
Register for this virtual race with our friends over at New York Road Runners on their site
or in the NYRR app
Please note: Upon uploading your results, you must tag the activity as a Race for Strava to count the fastest time you ran that distance and mark the race complete.
Share photos and videos from your virtual race and we may feature you in the NBC Sports broadcast of the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile
on September 9!
All you have to do is register for and run the virtual race, and then share a photo or video on Instagram and/or Twitter using the hashtags #NB5thAveMileBroadcast and #NYRRVirtualRacing between September 1 and September 8. Read the terms and conditions
We'd love to see photos and videos that include both you and your surroundings from during your run-whether that's through Hyde Park in London, along Leblon Beach in Rio de Janeiro, or beside the Kamogawa River in Kyoto. Show us your beautiful mile, wherever it may be!