2020 TCS New York City Marathon

Run 26.2 miles through New York City
as an official charity runner for PEN America!

November 1, 2020

New York, New York

Learn more about the marathon.


PEN America is proud to be an official Charity Partner of the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon. Join over 50,000 runners on the first Sunday of November for the 50th anniversary of this iconic race and add meaning to your miles by running in support of PEN America. By running and fundraising with our team, you help energize our vital mission to celebrate and defend free expression here in the United States and around the world.

Charity runners receive:

  • Guaranteed entry into the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon
  • Official transportation to the start line provided by New York Road Runners
  • PEN America team shirt
  • A personalized Crowdrise fundraising page and advice and support from our development team

2018 TCS New York City Marathon

Charity runners must each commit to a fundraising goal of $2,500.


Interested in running for PEN America? Through our partnership with the TCS New York City Marathon, we can offer five runners guaranteed entry. Complete our application today and confirm your spot in the marathon today!

Already have guaranteed entry to this year’s race? Runners with guaranteed entry are encouraged to join PEN America’s marathon team and commit to fundraising a minimum of $1,500.

Please contact Cristina Valbuena-Castor at cvalbuenacastor@pen.org to learn more.

Apply to Join PEN America's 2020 TCS New York City Marathon Team Now

*All charity entries have been claimed at this time, but we invite you to fill out the application form to be added to our waiting list. Once we have requested and received additional entries, we will reach out to those on our waiting list in the order that they were added.*

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