TCS New York City Marathon

Run for Research - whether you are running or donating, when you support the Lustgarten Foundation 100% of donations fund pancreatic cancer research.

Official spots have been filled, but you can still join our waitlist and
fundraise to transform pancreatic cancer into a curable disease!

Join the Waitlist

We're ready to cheer on thousands of TCS NYC Marathon runners as they wind through the five boroughs. Crossing the finish line is exhilarating, but you will make it even more rewarding by supporting Team Lustgarten and helping transform pancreatic cancer into a curable disease.

We know #TimeIsEverything for patients and families facing a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, and research is the only way to improve outcomes and to save lives. For each of your 26.2 miles on race day, you’ll be running for the 170 Americans diagnosed with pancreatic cancer every day.

As a member or supporter of Team Lustgarten we hope you will wear purple and raise funds to help cure pancreatic cancer! You can even use your training runs to encourage family and friends to donate to give patients many more tomorrows!

Remember, 100% of fundraising and donations fund lifesaving pancreatic cancer research.

Let us give hope, together, and show the world the power of PURPLE! We’ll be cheering for you the entire way!

As a part of Team Lustgarten, when you commit to the fundraising requirement of at least $5,000, you’ll receive:

  • Your own fundraising web page
  • Fundraising tools to meet your goal
  • Team gear, including a shirt

All your fundraising effort will support critical pancreatic research that will transform this disease and give hope to the global community it touches.

For more information contact Susanne Igneri at 516.737.1560 or

Please note: Runners selected to run on behalf of the Lustgarten Foundation will also need to register with NYRR. Notification of selection will be sent by March 29 and include the link and instructions for NYRR registration where you will have to pay the appropriate fee:

  • $255 for NYRR Members
  • $315 for Non-Members