Want to run 13.1 miles through the streets of New York City while supporting an amazing cause? Join Team Free to Run in 2019 and run the NYRR United Airlines NYC Half Marathon as an official charity partner!
Free to Run is proud to be an official charity partner for the United Airlines New York City Half Marathon. Through our partnership, we have guaranteed paid entries for a team of runners who are willing to run the half marathon and fundraise for Free to Run.
The United Airlines NYC Half is an amazing experience for any runner! The exciting new course begins near Prospect Park in Brooklyn, before crossing the Manhattan Bridge, running through Times Square, and finishing in Central Park. You can’t miss out on a chance to stop traffic in the heart of New York City, can you?
Why run with free to run
As a Free to Run United Airlines NYC Half Marathon Runner, you'll receive a number of benefits including:
Guaranteed entry into the 2019 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon on March 17th; Free to Run will cover the entire race entry fee, valued at $130
A pre-race meet up the weekend of the half marathon with our entire team
A Free to Run technical shirt
The incredible satisfaction of knowing that you're helping women and girls who are living in regions of conflict to experience the power of sports, often for the first time!
Free to Run team members who accept one of our guaranteed and paid entries must commit to raising a minimum of $1,500 by race day to support our programs. Your fundraising support is a tremendous gift to our organization and the people we serve. Your funds will enable us to expand our innovative sports programs in regions like Afghanistan and Iraq.
To apply, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Tell us why you want to run in the 2019 NYC Half Marathon, and why the mission of Free to Run is important to you. Please let us know who you are, where you are from, and what experience you have fundraising for a cause. No worries if this would be your first time fundraising! We would love to hear your story! Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all team members have been selected.
Do you already have a guaranteed entry?
You're still welcome to join us! For a reduced fundraising commitment, you can join our team, meet great people, and help out an amazing charity. Email us at email@example.com to learn more.