The New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) is proud to be a charity partner for the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon. We invite you to join our team and run for justice on November 1st, 2020!

Why Run with Team NYLAG?

Running with NYLAG guarantees your entrance into the 2020 TCS NYC Marathon and offers an opportunity to support life-changing legal services for New Yorkers.
Team NYLAG runners will receive:
  • Guaranteed entry into the 2020 TCS NYC Marathon,
  • Waived registration fee,
  • Personalized fundraising webpage,
  • Free training guides available on,
  • Access to free weekly NYRR Live Chats (Facebook Live),
  • One-on-one fundraising support from our NYLAG fundraising team,
  • Individualized digital and print collateral,
  • Support from the NYLAG cheering section,
  • And more!
Team NYLAG runners will have the opportunity to visit NYLAG to meet some of our staff and to see our work in action (and to be reminded of the impact of your support during those long training runs!)

Fundraising Commitment 

Team NYLAG members commit to raising a minimum of $5,000 by November 1st, 2020. The NYLAG fundraising team is skilled at supporting individual fundraising and make the process as painless as possible.
Have questions about your ability to fundraise? Want to learn more about NYLAG? Have questions about the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon Charity Partner program or NYLAG’s application process? Reach out to Katherine Mo at [email protected] to learn more.

Already Have a Marathon Slot, but Interested in Running for a Cause?  

We’d love to have you! Team NYLAG runners who have already secured a spot in the marathon are welcome to join our supportive team and will have access to all the benefits of running with Team NYLAG. There are no fundraising requirements for runners who already have a slot. Contact Katherine Mo at [email protected] to learn more.

Ready to Apply?  

Complete an application form below to be considered for a Team NYLAG marathon slot.
The deadline for interested applicants is April 1st, please submit this form as your application. NYLAG will reach out to applicants for phone interviews and selected applicants will be notified by April 15th. Selected applicants will be required to sign an agreement, otherwise, NYLAG will offer the slot to the next qualified applicant.

Tell Us a Bit About Yourself!

I understand that I am responsible for fundraising $5,000 to guarantee my entry in the NYRR Marathon on November 1st. I understand that if I am not able to meet my fundraising commitment, I am responsible for making a donation in the amount of the outstanding balance equal to $5,000. I understand that I will be required to sign an agreement with NYLAG by April 15th to secure my spot.
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