New York City Marathon 2019

The Fresh Air Fund is proud to be named an Official Charity Partner of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3, 2019.

Join us in running the world’s biggest and most popular marathon as a member of Team Fresh Air! Runners will complete a 26.2-mile course and individually raise $2,500 to support Fresh Air Fund programs. By joining our team, you will help thousands of children from New York City's low-income communities learn new skills, discover talents, build confidence and have fun through a Fresh Air experience!

Team Member Benefits:

Guaranteed entry into the 2019 New York City Marathon

Pre-Race goodies, including a Team T-shirt for Race Day

Personalized fundraising page

Fundraising Guide and support from The Fund’s fundraising experts

The opportunity to see our programs in action by touring our New York City office, visiting our overnight camps in the lower Hudson Valley, or spending time with Fresh Air children on the way to their summer adventures

Satisfaction in knowing that you helped make a difference in a child’s life

Team Member Responsibilities:

Raise a minimum of $2,500 for The Fresh Air Fund

The race registration fee paid to New York Road Runners ($255 NYRR members/$295 non-members/$358 non-U.S. residents)

Have fun!

Every year Fresh Air children experience outdoor summer adventures through visits with volunteer host families along the East Coast and Southern Canada and at The Fresh Air Fund’s five overnight camps in Fishkill, NY. Fresh Air children also participate in year-round leadership and educational programs.

Complete this form to request more information on joining our team or email