Run with Team PENCIL


Upcoming Opportunities:

Run the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon with Team PENCIL!

On Sunday, November 5, 2017, more than 50,000 runners will take to the streets of New York, running 26.2 miles across all five boroughs. Be a part of this iconic and inspiring event and help thousands of students in need by joining Team PENCIL! As an official runner with Team PENCIL, you will receive:

  • Guaranteed entry into the race
  • An official Team PENCIL performance t-shirt for race day
  • Personalized fundraising tips and support
  • A community of like-minded peers to help keep you motivated throughout your race training
  • The opportunity to help under-served public schools students reach their college and career goals

All runners pledge to raise at least $2,500 for PENCIL, to support our work creating innovative models of collaboration between New York City public schools and businesses. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, please return a completed application to Suzanne Chipkin at

Already registered for the race? You can still join Team PENCIL! Runners who have already obtained entry to the race can support PENCIL and receive all listed benefits without a fundraising minimum. Please contact Suzanne Chipkin at for more information.

PENCIL is proud to be an Official Charity Partner of the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half and the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon.