NYRR Run Clean

What is Run Clean? Oct 17, 2016 10:53AM EST

The NYRR Run Clean initiative celebrates the union of competition and individual achievement while working to ensure that runners compete in a healthy and fair environment. Through...


What if an athlete needs to take a banned substance for medical reasons? Oct 17, 2016 10:54AM EST

You can check on prohibited substances and therapeutic use exemptions online.


What if an athlete takes a banned substance by mistake? Oct 17, 2016 10:54AM EST

Read more about the testing process online.


What’s considered a banned substance? Oct 17, 2016 10:54AM EST

Here’s the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List.


Who is tested? Nov 09, 2017 12:39PM EST

NYRR conducts random post-race testing of top finishers at our invitational races: the TCS New York City Marathon, United Airlines NYC Half, UAE Healthy Kidney 10K, NYRR New York M...


What happens if a runner tests positive? Oct 17, 2016 10:53AM EST

Runners who test positive will be notified pursuant to the process of USADA and USATF.


Do you drug test at races? Nov 09, 2017 12:41PM EST

NYRR conducts random post-race testing of top finishers at our invitational races: the TCS New York City Marathon, United Airlines NYC Half, UAE Healthy Kidney 10K, NYRR New York M...


Is the use of performance-enhancing drugs a big problem? Oct 17, 2016 10:53AM EST

NYRR is committed to a clean sport and athletes who compete fairly. There are some athletes who cheat through the use of performance enhancing drugs. We believe the majority of ath...


When will drug testing begin at weekly races? Nov 09, 2017 12:42PM EST

Random testing of top finishers at selected races has been implemented in 2017. More details will continue to be provided.


How can I can learn more about performance-enhancing drug testing? Oct 17, 2016 10:52AM EST

For information about the testing process visit USADA.