Run for EKF

Join Team enCourage Kids

We put the fun in fundraising! We support you on and off the course, with a dedicated staff manager to make your efforts fun, easy, and rewarding.

Benefits of Joining Team enCourage Kids

  • Access to guaranteed race entry
  • Customized fundraising plan with enCourage Kids staff manager
  • Personalized fundraising webpage
  • Tracking emails, including milestone recognition and race day reminders
  • Access to exclusive Team enCourage Kids Facebook group
  • Pre-race thank you dinner
  • Features on various social media and communications outlets
  • Hospital tour and invitations to EKF programming events
  • enCourage Kids swag bag including Dri-Fit enCourage Kids tank top and other race day items
  • Cheer station(s) on day of race

Learn more about our races

United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

Cross the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon off your bucket list!

See NYC like never before as you race from Prospect Park, Brooklyn over the Manhattan Bridge to Central Park in Manhattan. Don’t miss the spectacular views of the East River, Times Square, and the Lower East Side.

The fundraising minimum for a secured United Airlines NYC Half entry is $2,000. Runners are responsible for covering the NYRR entrance fee. The cost for an NYRR member is $130 and $145 for non-members.

TCS New York City Marathon

There is nothing like running in the world’s largest marathon, in the greatest city in the world. And it’s even better when you can add #MeaningToYourMiles by joining our team. The fundraising minimum for a secured TCS New York City Marathon entry is $3,000. Runners are responsible for covering the NYRR entrance fee. The cost for an NYRR member is $255 and $295 for non-members. If you are a non-U.S. resident the cost is $358.

Stay tuned for information on upcoming races. For more information or to register for the TCS New York City Marathon, please contact our Senior Development Manager, Emma Wolk, at emma@encourage-kids.org.