Experience all five boroughs of New York City on foot in the world's largest marathon, while being a part of a larger team delivering emergency medical care to people in crisis around the world. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides guaranteed entry and coaching for its motivated fundraisers who raise a minimum of $4,000 to support our critical work in nearly 70 countries.


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On Sunday, November 5, 2017, run past New York's most iconic landmarks: the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, The United Nations, Central Park, as well as many others. The TCS New York City Marathon course is a 26.2-mile block party through the world’s most diverse city, and it's a model for big-city marathons around the world.

As a participant with Team Doctors Without Borders, we invite you and your guests to join fellow runners and MSF aid workers at our exclusive Runners Reception the day before the marathon. We will also supply you with plenty of information and gear to show your support of our lifesaving mission:

  • Training Instruction
  • Fundraising Support, Tools, & Resources
  • Custom Personal Fundraising Pages
  • MSF Running Singlet
  • MSF Accessories including a Cowbell & Water Bottle
  • Informative Program Materials & Posters

More information about the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon can be found here.  If you have any questions, please contact our Fundraising Events team.  Thank you for your interest in supporting our work.

Phone: (212) 655-3787


Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that provides aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, malnutrition, exclusion from health care, or natural disasters in more than 60 countries. MSF received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999.

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