Run the 2014 TCS NYC Marathon!

  1. Updates

We are proud to announce that Playworks NY/NJ will be representing Playworks once again as a community charity partner in the 2014 NYC TCS Marathon November 2, 2014! This year marks the second year that Playworks will participate in this worldwide event.

We currently have ten bibs for Team Playworks. Each runner has a fundraising goal of $5,000. To apply to be a runner with Team Playworks, please fill out our application.

For more information about running the marathon for Team Playworks, please email ptala-tala@playworks.org or contact Priscilla at (646) 380-1901.

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