Are you interested to learn more about how to participate in the
2021 TCS New York City Marathon?

Register by 7/6/2021 and hit a fundraising goal of at least $3,500 to receive FREE personalized marathon training by Runcoach OR a $100 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods!

We have a great group of participants all ready to run this year. If you can’t join us take a look at who’s running this year and show your support with a donation. 

For the 6th year in a row, PALS has been selected as an official charity partner and we can finally announce that we will have 20 dedicated runners for race day on Sunday, November 7, 2021.

This annual marathon courses through the five boroughs of New York City.  It is the largest marathon in the world, with more than 53k finishers in 2019 and 98k applicants for the 2017 race.  Here’s a little fun fact for you all.  What has grown to be so big, started out so small. The first New York City Marathon took place in 1970 and was held entirely in Central Park. There were just 127 entrants and only 55 of them finished. 

There will NOT be a lottery or time qualifier option for this year’s race. The only way to gain entry to the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon is via one of the guaranteed entry methods, such as running for a NYRR Charity partner like PALS! Also, running for a charity not only provides you with guaranteed entry, it also gives you the opportunity to change lives and give back to your community.

PALS provides free critical medical flights that will enable families to access the best possible treatments for the best possible outcomes. Like NYRR, we are inspiring those that are sick to never give up, and to put one foot in front of the other to keep moving forward!  While not all of our patients may be able to run marathons, our services help them to lead the healthiest lives they can by accessing top doctors and specialized programs throughout the country. By offering flights on private general aviation aircrafts, we are mitigating the exposure and risk to those that are already immune compromised and safely transporting them to the critical care they deserve.

Together we are capable of impacting the lives of so many.

Yes, I'm interested in running with PALS

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There is a required race entry fee of $255 for NYRR members or $295 for non-members. You will be responsible to fundraise $3,000 in support of PALS mission.

All PALS' Racers will receive the following:

  • Guaranteed entry into the 2021 TCS NYC Marathon.
  • A personalized fundraising page with tools to help you easily solicit donations to meet your fundraising goal.
  • A PALS New Balance singlet or tee for race day.
  • The opportunity to make a difference & build awareness.
  • Frequent updates with race information, group meet up opportunities & fundraising incentives.

Fundraising Incentives

  • Hit your fundraising minimum by 8/7/2021 to get a choice of a hydration backpack or hydration running belt
  • Raise $5,000 by 10/7/2021 to receive a $150 gift card to your restaurant of choice.
  • Raise $7,000 by 10/7/2021 to receive reimbursement for the runner race entry fee.
  • Raise $10,000 by 10/7/2021 will receive up to a $700 credit towards lodging in NYC before/after the race, or airfare reimbursement for out of state runners.