Running For Charities

The thrill of crossing a finish line whether it is a 5K, a marathon or an ultra can't be beat except for the times when crossing that finish means you are also supporting others to cross finishes as well; helping to fund research for cures and treatments for diseases, support aid services from counseling, to job search and housing, education and prevention programs, raise and improve the quality of life, health, fitness and education of men, women and children living in economically disadvantaged areas, combat hunger, illiteracy, lack of clean water and more.
Below is a list of organizations that can use your support by participating in their charity runs, teams or individual fundraising efforts. To include an organization not listed below send the link to

Achilles International 
Organization/Cause: Achilles provides athletes with disabilities with a community of support.Able-bodied volunteers and disabled runners come together to train in an environment of support and community.

American Heart Association / Wall Street Run & Walk 
Organization/Cause: American Heart Association

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC / Race for the Kids
Organization/Cause: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation
Organization/Cause: Promoting Colon Cancer Awareness, Prevention, Screening and Research

Organization/Cause: American Cancer Society

Race for a Cure
Organization/Cause: Susan G. Komen for a Cure / Breast Cancer

Run for Congo Women / Women for Women International
Organization/Cause: Women for Women International

Team Boomer
Organization/Cause: Boomer Esiason Foundation Fighting Cystic Fibrosis

Team Challenge
Organization/Cause: Chron's and Colitis Foundation

Organization/Cause: Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Resarch

Team for Kids
Organization/Cause: New York Road Runners Youth Services

Team in Training
Organization/Cause: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society