Team Best Buddies an endurance event program that enables Best Buddies supporters of all abilities to dedicate their training and participation in marathons and other endurance events to the life-changing movement of inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Individuals that make the commitment to represent Best Buddies earn a spot in some of the most sought-after marathon and endurance events in the country.
TCS – New York City Marathon
Best Buddies New York is honored to again have the opportunity of being one of the New York Road Runners’ official charity partners for the 47th running of the TCS New York City Marathon.
By running the TCS New York City Marathon with Team Best Buddies, each stride you take brings us closer to a more inclusive world. Team Best Buddies members commit to fundraising a minimum of $3,500 to further our mission to create opportunities for friendships, employment, and leadership for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
All Team Best Buddies members will receive:
- Guaranteed entry into the 2018 TCS NYC Marathon (if you don’t get in through drawing)
- A personalized fundraising page with tools to help you easily solicit donations to meet your fundraising goal.
- Team Best Buddies running singlet and swag bag
- Access to training plans and fitness tips
- Regular updates with important race information, training tips, and inspiration
- Opportunity to meet program participants, make a difference and raise awareness
- Free entry for you and a guest, at the Best Buddies Friendship Walk in NYC —Saturday, November 17, 2018
Additional Fundraising Incentives:
As you raise funds for Best Buddies, the following incentives will be provided at specific fundraising benchmarks.
$3,000 by 7/15/2018
$50 Gift Certificate your choice of Running Gear or Spa Service
$4,000 by 8/15/2018
Extra Best Buddies Gear
$5,000 by 9/15/18
Two Grand Stand Seat Tickets