Athletes vs. Epilepsy is excited to partner with the Epilepsy Foundation Metropolitan New York for the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon! Here is your opportunity to participate in one of the premiere running events in the nation. The TCS New York City Marathon is the world's greatest road race. As the professional athletes and nearly 800,000 past participants will attest, crossing the finish line in Central Park is one of the true thrills of a lifetime.
Join in on the fun with other Athletes vs Epilepsy participating in the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3 and raise funds to help stop seizures and find cures for epilepsy. Your efforts will raise awareness in support of the 3.4 million people in the United States who have epilepsy.
Each Athlete vs Epilepsy will receive:
Entry and registration fees paid for by Athletes vs Epilepsy (an $870 value!)
Personalized Athletes vs Epilepsy online Fundraising Page to tell the story of why you are running.
Your choice of an Athletes vs Epilepsy Performance racing t-shirt or singlet
Access to the NYRR 16-week training program at three different experience levels
Fundraising tips and motivational e-newsletters
Invitation to the race weekend activities including the Athletes vs Epilepsy pre-race dinner!
Fundraising awards and recognition!
As a member of an Athletes vs Epilepsy 2019 TCS New York City Marathon team, you are committing to fundraising minimum requirement of $3,250. You are responsible for any difference in funds not raised by December 3, 2019. EF will charge any outstanding balance on December 3, 2019. There is a $75.00 Athletes vs Epilepsy Registration fee which will go toward your fundraising balance. (Please note: There are no refunds.) Must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
Athletes vs. Epilepsy is a nationwide program for athletes of all ages and levels, coaches, volunteers and fans. The goal is to raise awareness, build participation, and help fund the Epilepsy Foundation’s mission to lead the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures, and save lives. The initiative helps to bring epilepsy awareness to all sports through participation by athletes of all ages and skill levels as well as their supportive friends, family, and fans.
The Epilepsy Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that people with epilepsy can experience all that life has to offer. Athletes vs. Epilepsy affirms this positive message and embodies it through action and the belief that anyone, regardless of athletic talent, can help to fundraise and raise awareness.
YOU can make a difference in your life and in the lives of others. Donate to the cause through our team fundraising page or join the Athletes vs. Epilepsy initiative. Visit AthletesVsEpilepsy.com for more information and opportunities to get involved.