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New York City Marathon

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You can be a part of Team #BrainResearch 2020 New York City Marathon Team by either securing a place through the Public Ballot, or by running on one of our Charity Places.

Why run for us?

We want to give you the best possible marathon experience – so you have a marathon to remember whilst helping to raise funds for vital neurological research.

We support our amazing team of runners with:

  • a special Team #BrainResearch Training and Fundraising Pack
  • access to expert training advice
  • fundraising support from our dedicated team of fundraisers
  • regular emails to keep you motivated and informed
  • a specially commissioned Brain Research UK Running Vest

How to get a place in the marathon

Through the organiser’s Public Ballot

Details about the public ballot for the 2020 New York City Marathon will be available on the New York City Marathon website . If you are unsuccessful or decide not to apply though the ballot, please register your interest about a Brain Research UK Charity Place..

Apply for a Brain Research UK Charity Place

We have charity places in the 2020 New York City Marathon. To apply, please complete our application form. We ask runners to commit to raising £2,500 for Brain Research UK. Please note that there will be a USD $358 registration fee. These charity places are not linked to any flights and/or accommodation packages. Please complete the form below to apply for a place.

Register to take part

Alternatively, contact our team by emailing  or calling 020 7404 9982