As you know, I promised to run the NYC Marathon every year until the day that I die in memory of my son Mateo who passed away in 2008. And I have done it so far, since 2009, this year it's going to be my eleventh consecutive NYC marathon.
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This year I’ve decided to run the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon with Team for Kids for the third time and I am asking for your support of their inspiring mission. Team for Kids is a team of adult runners who raise funds for critical services provided by New York Road Runners youth programs. These programs are designed to help kids of all ages and abilities to build confidence, gain motivation, and develop healthy attitudes toward physical activity that last for life!
Together, we can help nearly 250,000 youth across the country to live healthier, more active lives.
To donate, just follow the steps below. You can also click here for more information about Check Donations and Matching Gifts.
What does your donation do?
• $500 Provides 50 kids with transportation to a weekend road race.
• $250 Gifts 25 kids a cross country race experience
• $26.20 Gives one of our Mighty Milers an entire year of running
Whether you are a runner, have worked with children, or have kids yourself, I hope you will join me to further this great cause!
Every dollar counts... Come on, I know I can count on you to help me reach my goal with your donation.
One of the most rewarding marathon experiences for me was in 2016 when I ran as an Achilles International guide for Lorena, a wheelchair athlete who I proudly now call my friend. Read the story of the 2016 NYC marathon here. Each year I hope to make a difference by supporting organizations just like Achilles International or Team For Kids.
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Thank you for your support. See you at the finish line! The ultimate goal is ACTIVE KIDS!