Run with PENCIL

The United Airlines NYC Half Marathon 3/15/2015. Credit: Porter Binks

The United Airlines NYC Half Marathon 3/15/2015. Credit: Porter Binks

Run with Team PENCIL!

2018 TCS New York City Marathon

On Sunday, November 4, 2018, 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 marathon
  • 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 make a difference in the lives of NYC public school students

All runners pledge to raise at least $2,500 for PENCIL, to support our work connecting students to success. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, please return a completed application to Lauren Carll 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 Lauren Carll at or 212.524.2399 for more information.

PENCIL is proud to be an Official Charity Partner of the 2018 United Airlines NYC Half and the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon.