Experience Camps, an organization that works with grieving children nationwide, was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon, it was announced today by Sara Deren, Chief Experience Officer. The race will take place on Sunday, November 4, 2018.
“Experience Camps is thrilled to be named as an official charity partner of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon,” said Sara Deren, Founder and Chief Experience Officer. “The journey through the grieving process can certainly feel like a marathon. We’re here to support our campers through every step, and to show them that as difficult as it can be, there is also hope and joy to be found in the journey, itself. That’s why we are excited to partner with the TCS New York City Marathon, which provides a unique platform for our dedicated runners to pursue their goals while raising awareness for a cause that is close to their heart. We are now accepting requests for those who want to run For The Kids!”
More than 350 official charity partners will be part of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon, providing thousands the opportunity to run in the world’s most popular marathon.
Experience Camps is a national non-profit organization that provides free, one-week camps for children who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or primary caregiver. In 2018, Experience Camps will have more than 500 children at camps in Maine, California, Georgia, and Pennsylvania.
“We are proud to welcome Experience Camps to our official charity partner program for the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon,” said Christine Burke, vice president of runner products and services for New York Road Runners. “Participants in our official charity partner program are able to reach their goal of running 26.2 miles across New York City while directly impacting causes that are important to them through their fundraising efforts. We are inspired by their commitment and wish them the best of luck as they begin their amazing journey to the TCS New York City Marathon.”
For more information on the official charity partner program, please visit: https://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/plan-your-race/run-for-charity.
About the TCS New York City Marathon
The TCS New York City Marathon is the preeminent event of New York Road Runners (NYRR), the world’s premier community running organization. Held annually on the first Sunday of November, it’s the largest marathon in the world featuring over 50,000 runners, from the world’s top professional athletes to runners of all ages and abilities, including approximately 9,000 charity runners. Participants from approximately 140 countries tour the diverse neighborhoods of the city’s five boroughs - Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan. Race morning also features the Rising New York Road Runners Youth Invitational at the TCS New York City Marathon in Central Park, with participants finishing at the same finish line that will be crossed hours later by the marathon field. More than one million spectators and 10,000 volunteers line the city’s streets in support of the runners, while millions more watch the television broadcast. The race is a founding member of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, which features the world’s top marathons—Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago, and New York—and crowns the top professional male and female marathoners each year. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, is the premier partner of NYRR and the title sponsor of the TCS New York City Marathon. The 48th running of the TCS New York City Marathon is set for November 4, 2018. To learn more, visit www.tcsnycmarathon.org.