Run with Team AmeriCares

Join Team AmeriCares to help us save lives and build healthier futures for people in crisis in the United States and around the world – one mile at a time!

New For 2016

Races / Events

AmeriCares is an Official Charity Partner for races across the United States.
Check back as we add races throughout the year.

The San Francisco Marathon, Half & 5K
WHEN: July 31, 2016
WHERE: San Francisco, California
Marathon Details

Join us for the San Francisco Marathon and Half Marathon on July 31, 2016! Team AmeriCares runners get guaranteed race entry, branded team gear, training tips, personalized fundraising support, prizes for top fundraisers, and more.

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Bank of America Chicago Marathon
WHEN: October 9, 2016
WHERE: Chicago, Illinois
Marathon Details

Join us in Chicago for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 9, 2016! Team AmeriCares runners get guaranteed race entry, team gear, personalized fundraising support, prizes and incentives for top fundraisers and more. We also host team gatherings on race weekend!

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NYC Marathon
WHEN: November 6, 2016
WHERE: New York, New York
Marathon Details

Join us in New York for the TCS NYC Marathon on November 6, 2016! Team AmeriCares runners get guaranteed race entry, team gear, personalized fundraising support, prizes and incentives for top fundraisers, access to personalized online marathon training, race day transportation and more. We also host team gatherings, including some team training runs and a pre-race pasta lunch!

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Tough Mudder
WHEN: TBD
WHERE: Various Locations
Marathon Details

Interested in running for Team AmeriCares but less excited about distance running, a Tough Mudder is definitely for you! Tackle obstacles and fight your way to the finish as a team – all for a great cause! This should be on your bucket list, if it’s not already…

Team AmeriCares provides guaranteed entry in to popular races, team gear, personalized fundraising support, prizes and incentives for top fundraisers and more. You’ll complete the obstacle course as a team, so this is also a great opportunity to wrangle a bunch of friends and do something fun and charitable as a group!

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Orange County Marathon, Half & 5K
WHEN: May 1, 2016
WHERE: Orange County, California
Marathon Details

No matter your distance of choice, this is the race for you! Join us in beautiful Orange County for the US Bank OC Marathon, Half & 5K on May 1, 2016. Team AmeriCares runners get guaranteed race entry, team gear, personalized fundraising support, prizes and incentives for top fundraisers and more!

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United Airlines NYC Half Marathon
WHEN: March 20, 2016
WHERE: Manhattan, New York
Marathon Details

Unfortunately, we’ve already filled all our bibs for this race and registration is now closed. If you’re interested in running a different race for us, or perhaps another half marathon in the future, please let us know! We’d love to hear from you!

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Bank of America Chicago Shamrock Shuffle 8K
WHEN: April 3, 2016
WHERE: Chicago, Illinois
Marathon Details

Join us in Chicago for the Bank of America Chicago Shamrock Shuffle 8K on April 3, 2016! This is a really fun race – and a great way to get involved with Team AmeriCares at a shorter distance. They also provide free beer tickets to all participants, so get ready for a good time!

Team AmeriCares runners get guaranteed race entry, team gear, personalized fundraising support, prizes and incentives for top fundraisers and more!

Join the squad!

Racing with a Purpose

Runner Perks and Team Activities

Each year, members of Team AmeriCares come together to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars
– join the team and start making an impact.

Team members receive team- and race-specific gear and join a community of race enthusiasts who train and run with us to save lives and build healthier futures for people in crisis all over the world.

Our team captain, AmeriCares President and CEO, Michael J. Nyenhuis, is an experienced marathoner who exemplifies our team spirit. Between runs, Michael hosts team gatherings and post tips and stories to get our team ready for race day!

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