New York is the home, to our founder, Kathrine Switzer, who won this fantastic race in 1974 and was inducted into the NYRR Hall of Fame in 2015. Kathrine will return to the streets and run for the first time on the five borough race course.
Earn your opportunity to join 261 Fearless’ festivities on Marathon weekend and celebrate with Kathrine Switzer while bringing light to 261 Fearless mission.
261 Fearless is now accepting applications for our 2017 New York City Marathon Team. For the 2017 race, all runners must commit to raising a minimum of US$5,261.00 for 261 Fearless. In return, runners will receive entrance to the 261 Fearless race weekend festivities, race day amenities, race day swag and exclusive gifts from 261 Fearless and our partners.
Those runners who already hold a bib for the TCS-New York City Marathon may apply to be on the team as well. A minimum of US$2,261 in fundraising is required. Limited slots are available.
Applications are due prior to Thursday, May 31, 2017. All submissions require a US$50.00 non-refundable application fee to the 261 Fearless, Inc. Applicants selected to run on behalf of 261 Fearless will be notified by Thursday, June 8, 2017.
Please note that due to the anticipated large volume of requests for just a limited number of entries, all applications will be reviewed and considered but are not guaranteed a spot on Team 261 Fearless. For any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please allow about 30 minutes of your time to complete our application. Thank you!