2024 Virtual TCS New York City Marathon


Team for Kids is currently at capacity for the 2024 Virtual TCS New York City Marathon. Due to exceptionally high interest, our waitlist is also at capacity.

Team for Kids runners receive guaranteed entry to the 2024 Virtual TCS New York City Marathon Powered by Strava while raising critical funds to support NYRR youth and community programs, including Rising New York Road Runners. Rising New York Road Runners — NYRR’s free youth program and events platform — helps to build students’ motivation, confidence, and desire to be physically active for life. You can help further that mission and inspire the next generation of runners and athletes by running with Team for Kids in the 2024 Virtual TCS New York City Marathon! 

Eligibility criteria: 

  • TFK Virtual participants cannot be signed up for the 2024 TCS New York City Marathon in-person event.
  • TFK Virtual participants cannot already have a guaranteed entry to the 2025 TCS New York City Marathon, such as through the 2024 9+1 Program, previous cancellation, etc.


Perks of running with Team for Kids include:

  • Complimentary access to a virtual training app to help prepare for their race
  • 60-day Strava subscription (Please note: Runners who previously had or currently have a Strava subscription cannot redeem a 30- or 60-day trial. Runners cannot redeem a Strava subscription trial more than once on their account.)
  • Virtual TCS New York City Marathon finisher medal and keychain
  • Fundraising resources and support, including a personal fundraising page, to help you meet your fundraising goal
  • Signature Team for Kids green racing singlet
  • Guaranteed, non-complimentary entry to the 2025 TCS New York City Marathon. To be eligible for entry to the 2025 TCS New York City Marathon, runners must:
    • Fulfill their fundraising commitment by Wednesday, October 16, 2024
    • Complete the NYRR race registration for the virtual 2024 race (including registration fee)
    • Complete the virtual marathon between Saturday, October 26, 2024 at 12:00 a.m. and Sunday, November 3, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. Runners must complete the full 26.2-mile distance in a single run activity in one 24-hour period. Please note that indoor and treadmill runs are not eligible for NYRR virtual races.
    • Upload results to Strava by 11:59 p.m. Sunday November 3, 2024
    • Must meet the eligibility criteria outlined above


Team for Kids runners commit to fundraising a minimum of $1,310 due in full by Wednesday, October 16, 2024. In addition to the fundraising pledge, TFK runners are responsible for the 2024 Virtual TCS New York City Marathon registration fee of $175 for NYRR Members and $200 for NYRR Friends (non-members).

The sign-up process requires runners to input a credit card number. Please note: unless you opt to make a donation during the sign-up process, no funds will be charged to your card at sign-up. If a fundraising balance remains after the fundraising deadline, it will be charged to this credit card on Thursday October 17, 2024.

Runners who fundraise beyond the $1,310 minimum at a level of $3,000 or more by Wednesday October 16, 2024 will be eligible for all TFK training and VIP race day perks for the 2025 TCS New York City Marathon.

Event Status:  Registration Closed