Frequently asked questions

Registration Site and Process

How do I register for the RBC Race for the Kids?

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Click “Register” at the top right corner of the page and complete all required fields. Please note: unlike the 2022 RBC Race for the Kids, this year there is only one step in the registration process.

Can I make a donation, even if I don’t want to participate on Race Day?

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Yes, you can make a donation here. Or in the top right corner, click on “Donate”, select one of our suggested donation amounts or choose your own amount.

If I want to attend the picnic but not run the race, do I still have to register?

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Yes! You can register here or click "Register” at the top right corner of the page. When prompted select “RBC Picnic Only.”

How do I register my family members?

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Every registrant over the age of 18 must complete a separate registration. Please send the registration site link to any friends or family who want to join us for race day. 

Children under the age of 18 can be registered under a parent registration. 

NOTE: Children under the age of 8 can only participate in our 1 mile Family Fun Run. Children between the ages of 8-18 can choose between the 1.4 and 4 mile. Any child under the age of 2 years old does not need to register.

Important Dates and Race Day logistics

When is the RBC Race For the Kids?

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April 23rd, 2023

What time does the race start?

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8:00 am

Where is the race happening?

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Central Park near the bandshell

Will there be an RBC picnic?

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Yes! To save your spot for the RBC Picnic, and register for races, click here.

Do I need to register my child?

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Yes. All children between the ages of 2-18 need to be registered. Children between the ages of 2-8 can participate in the 1 Mile Family Fun Run, and those between 8-18 have the choice of 1 mile or the 4 mile. Note that children under the age of 2 do not need to be registered.

Can I walk my dog during the race?

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Unfortunately due to Central Park permits, dogs are not permitted on the race course.

Fundraising and Charitable Support

Where will my donations go?

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All donations go to Memorial Sloan Kettering and their work to cure pediatric cancer. If you’d like to learn more about MSK and their work, click here.

Can I donate to the charity of my choice?

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No, to maximize our positive impact, all proceeds will go to Memorial Sloan Kettering and their work to cure pediatric cancer.

Can I fundraise?

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Yes! After registering, you will receive a personal link which you can post on social media or send to friends and family via email.

How do I get my tax receipt?

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An email will be sent to you with your tax receipt after you complete your donation. Please note that sometimes our emails can get caught in your junk mail folders

I would like to make a donation from my foundation and cannot make a payment via credit card.

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Please email for instructions on additional forms of payment.

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