2019 TCS NYC Marathon

The Children’s Heart Foundation is proud to be a Community Level Charity Partner of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon, through our partnership with New York Road Runners.

We secured 9 official bibs for runners to fundraise in support of The Children’s Heart Foundation's mission, and 4 other runners are also fundraising for us! Our team is 13 runners strong!

Meet our amazing runners and read their stories by clicking on the links below:

  • "I'm running the 2019 TCS NYC Marathon, along with my sister Nicolle, in loving memory of our nephew Kane."

  • "My husband Jim and I have run several NYC Marathons together, but this year we will are honored to run with The Children's Heart Foundation's team in honor of our granddaughter."

  • "I'm grateful for my cardiologist, doctors, parents, sisters, family and friends for never treating me differently for having congenital heart disease. I am very lucky for the health I had as a child and the quality of life I maintain today as a healthy, 28 year old, Zipper Club member!"

  • "One of the best decisions of my life has been to work looking after children and young adults born with congenital heart disease."

  • "I'm honored to be able to run my 3rd marathon in Oliver's memory while raising funds and awareness for The Children's Heart Foundation."

  • "I'm so excited to have this opportunity to not only check this goal off of my bucket list, but to do so while raising money for an organization and cause that I am so passionate about."

  • "I'm running the 2019 TCS NYC Marathon in loving memory of my nephew Kane."

  • "I'm so honored to be running the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon to raise money for CHD research in a race that is part of my earliest memories as a child growing up in NYC."

  • "We're so thankful to the doctors and families that came before us and paved the path that allowed our son to live a normal life. It's my goal to help the families that come after us in any way I can."

  • "When I was presented the opportunity to run for The Children’s Heart Foundation at the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon, I felt there was no better way to help support the patients and families I care for."

  • "More families need to hear that their child can live a long, healthy life. I plan to again raise funds for The Children's Heart Foundation to help make that a reality."

  • "I'm running the 2019 NYC Marathon and raising money for The Children’s Heart Foundation in memory of my son, Ben."