Dup15q Alliance Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2023 TCS New York City Marathon

February 24, 2023

Dup15q Alliance has been Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2023 TCS New York City Marathon

Dup15q Alliance has been named an Official Charity Partner for the 2023 TCS New York City Marathon, which takes place on Sunday, November 5. Dup15q Alliance will be among more than 550 official charity partners providing thousands of runners the opportunity to run in the world’s biggest and boldest marathon.

Interested in joining our Dup15q Alliance Run for a Reason Team to take on 26.2 miles through the five boroughs of NYC? To apply as a Charity Runner with the Dup15q Alliance, individuals are required to register as a Fundraising Charity Runner at DUP15Q ALLIANCE – 2022 TCS New York City Marathon

Each runner is required to sign a waiver and commitment form with the Dup15q Alliance to be awarded a charity runner bib. Participants will be required to raise a minimum of $2,500 for Dup15q Alliance in exchange for their registration. Any questions can be directed to outreach@dup15q.org

The TCS New York City Marathon is one of the city’s most anticipated and iconic annual sporting events, attracting runners and spectators of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities from around the world. More than 50,000 runners are expected this year after the race returned to full capacity last year.

“The TCS New York City Marathon is one of the most exciting days of the year and thanks to our incredible charity partners it is also one of the most impactful and purposeful sporting events in the world,” said Christine Burke, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, NYRR. “New York Road Runners is proud to support the Charity Partner Name team and the incredible impact they have made to their communities as they raise important funds to benefit Insert purpose/mission.”

The NYRR Official Charity Partner Program offers an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to raise funds to support their missions and services. Participating charities can offer guaranteed entry to runners who fundraise on their behalf.

Since its inception in 2006, the TCS New York City Marathon Official Charity Partner Program has raised more than $440 million for more than 1,000 worthy nonprofit organizations across the globe. Prior to the start of the official program, the New York City Marathon had served as an outlet for individual philanthropic runners since the 1980s.

About Dup15q Alliance

Dup15q Alliance is a nonprofit organization that provides family support and promotes awareness, research, and targeted treatments for dup15q syndrome. Dup15q syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that may cause symptoms such as epilepsy, intellectual disability, motor delays, and autism.

We are advocates providing support for patients, families, and caregivers. We are passionate about personal connections, community awareness, and scientific research. Together with our families, Dup15q Alliance is working towards a better tomorrow for those affected by dup15q syndrome.

About New York Road Runners (NYRR)

NYRR’s mission is to help and inspire people through running. Since 1958, New York Road Runners has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization. NYRR’s commitment to New York City’s five boroughs features races, virtual races, community events, free youth running initiatives and school programs, the NYRR RUNCENTER featuring the New Balance Run Hub, and training resources that provide hundreds of thousands of people each year with the motivation, know-how, and opportunity to Run for Life. NYRR’s premier event, and the largest marathon in the world, is the TCS New York City Marathon. Held annually on the first Sunday in November, the race features a wide population of runners, from the world’s top professional athletes to a vast range of competitive, recreational, and charity runners. To learn more, visit www.nyrr.org.

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