Run in the World’s Biggest Marathon for the World’s Greatest Cause

Posted on March 21, 2018 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Team Catholic Charities NY for the TCS New York City Marathon!

Race stats are staggering
  • 26.2-mile course winding through all five boroughs in the Greatest City in the World
  • 100,000-plus race applicants
  • 37,000 racing participants
  • 2,000,000 spectators
The need you will be running for is staggering is well
  • 40,000 New York school children have no place to call home.
  • 365,000 people look for work in New York City every day but cannot find it
  • One in four families live in poverty
  • 1,400,000 New Yorkers – that’s one out of every six of our neighbors –rely daily on emergency food

Team Catholic Charities NY runners train to reach top physical condition to cross the finish line AND address our neighbors’ growing need. 

Catholic Charities, partnering with the New York Road Runners, is an official charity participant in this year’s TCS New York City Marathon.  Our ten-person team will raise a minimum of $30,000 to directly benefit our St. Nicholas Project.

Catholic Charities’ St. Nicholas Project provides
  • Job training and computer literacy classes to help New Yorkers find work
  • Food pantries to make sure hungry New Yorkers have food
  • School supplies to help children in need keep up with their classmates
  • Essential items including blankets, coats, hats, gloves, scarves and pajamas to help New Yorkers stay warm all year.
Run for a great cause

Join Team Catholic Charities NY


Catholic Charities is responding to the needs of our neighbors during the 
COVID-19 pandemic.

For Help Call 888-744-7900