Run the TCS New York City Marathon for Girls on the Run!

Go on a marathon journey with Girls on the Run NYC as a SoleMate in the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon!
Raise funds to allow us to inspire confidence & joy in more girls while you train for this iconic race on November 5, 2017. 
You will receive the support of our Professional Running Coach, Jess of Race Pace Wellness!
*Join our waitlist for a guaranteed entry! Currently all guaranteed entry spots are filled.
*We have unlimited spots for people who already have entry into this event.

More than 65% of the girls in our program receive financial assistance to participate. In 2016, our NYC Marathon team
raised over $132,000 in scholarships for girls in the program, helping more than 400 girls cross their first finish line!

SoleMates FAQs

Learn more about being a part of this incredible race with Girls on the Run NYC:

What does Girls on the Run offer for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon SoleMates?

  • You will receive the support of our Professional Running Coach, Jess of Race Pace Wellness!
    • Monthly sessions with Coach Jess on training, nutrition, tackling hills, and mastering the race mentally.
    • Last 10 Mile Run led by Coach Jess before the NYC Marathon weekend!
  • Marathon training plans that are adjustable to your ability and interest level and support with the plan.
  • GOTR Group runs, yoga classes, and nutrition/fitness info sessions!
  • Girls on the Run gear! All SoleMates receive a Tech-T and other fun GOTR goodies in a SoleMates Welcome Packet.
  • Race Singlet! You can rock our band new Girls on the Run NYC singlet on race day.
  • A private Facebook group to get to know fellow SoleMates, find fundraising support, and stay in touch on events.
  • Day of Cheer Station - your friends, family, and cheerleaders can meet up to cheer you on during the Marathon at our SoleMates Cheer Station!


How do I register as a SoleMate for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon?

  • If you are seeking Guaranteed Entry through Girls on the Run NYC, register for a spot online here. You can commit to raise $3,000 (you cover your NYC Marathon registration); $3,600 (we cover your NYC Marathon registration); or $5,000 (VIP with fun extras!). You can opt in to the VIP Level at any time.
  • If you already have entry (from the lottery, by completing 9+1, time qualifying, other), register online here and select the ‘I already have entry into the NYC Marathon! - $300 Fundraising Goal’ option!

When you register, you must make an initial $35 fundraising gift with your credit card during this online SoleMates Registration. This $35 gift will count toward your fundraising.


When will we meet our fellow teammates?

We will host SoleMates events throughout 2017, and we hope you can join us! Join our private Facebook Group to virtually connect with our SoleMates & our SoleMates Committee & Staff!


If I want to plan an event as a fundraiser for Girls on the Run NYC, is there guidance to help support me?

Yes, see the Girls on the Run SoleMates NYC Participant Guide available online here!


Once I am a SoleMate, how do I officially register for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon with NYRR?

Once you are confirmed as a 2017 TCS New York City Marathon – Guaranteed Entry SoleMate, and you meet your first fundraising goal of $1,000 by August 25, 2017, then Girls on the Run NYC will invite you to register for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon with a special code.


What is the final registration date for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon?

September 14, 2017, is the registration deadline for all charity runners.


How do I find out about Baggage & Transportation information?

New York Road Runners will provide Charity Partners with more information on transportation and baggage in Spring 2017. Runners will be given the option to select baggage and transportation preferences during the TCS New York City Marathon season. It is the runner’s responsibility to look out for announcements from NYRR about deadlines and procedures for making these selections.


I live out of town! Can you help me plan for the weekend of the race?

Yes! We are happy to provide hotel recommendations and travel advice. Please reach out to solemates@gotrnyc.org.


If I have any other questions, who can I reach out to?

Please reach out to solemates@gotrnyc.org with any additional questions!


Thank you to our 2017 TCS New York City Marathon
Girls on the Run SoleMates Team!

Allison B.

Allison B.

Amanda O.

Amanda O.

Claire M.

Claire M.

Erin G.

Erin G.

Joya A.

Joya A.

Mel C.

Mel C.

Shannon V.

Shannon V.

Taylor G.

Taylor G.

Allissa B.

Allissa B.

Angela S.

Angela S.

Casey M.

Casey M.

Gloria N.

Gloria N.

Katie D.

Katie D.

Paige B.

Paige B.

Shirley C.

Shirley C.

Alison M.

Alison M.

Ariela O.

Ariela O.

Courtney B. & Elizabeth R.

Courtney B. & Elizabeth R.

Jaime H.

Jaime H.

Krystal S.

Krystal S.

Rick H.

Rick H.

Stephanie J.

Stephanie J.

Amanda E.

Amanda E.

Carla D.

Carla D.

Dorothy C.

Dorothy C.

JLEW Team - Brenda B, Erica D & Jamie L

JLEW Team - Brenda B, Erica D & Jamie L

Kim O.

Kim O.

Samantha D.

Samantha D.

Stephanie S.

Stephanie S.


We love our SoleMates Sponsor!

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