EVENT DATE: Nov 06, 2016
Since its inaugural year in 2009, team Athletes to End Alzheimer’s (ATEA) has represented CaringKind*, the Heart of Alzheimer’s Caregiving in one of the world’s biggest and best-supported marathons, the TCS New York City Marathon. In 2015, 128 runners took to the streets in their ATEA gear, showing their support for the cause and their affected loved ones to not only New York City but an estimated 2 million spectators from all over the world.
*Formerly Known As Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter
Join us this year as an official member of our team by applying at www.caringkindnyc.org/nycmarathon/, and take advantage of the numerous perks to being an official part of our team, including:
- Expert training – online and/or in person – from our experienced, certified staff of coaches and physical therapists with three coach led group runs per week.
- Weekly newsletters from coaching and CaringKind staff, team meetings, reminders about important deadlines, maps to help you navigate the race and the city
- A fundraising toolkit
- Caring Kind: Athletes to End Alzheimer’s 2016 NYC Marathon team gear including a race day singlet, jacket & Tech training shirt
- Education on Alzheimer’s disease, the free programs and services offered by the CaringKind, and how to get others involved
- Race Weekend support including two dedicated cheer sections for friends and family, pre-race carb dinner and post-race thank-you reception, pre-race team specific baggage check, private transportation to the starting line and more.
- Any support you need along the way!
The fundraising requirement for runners who need an entry is $3,500 and $1,500 for runners with their own entry. All runners who need an entry or who want to be part of our official marathon program MUST first apply at www.caringkindnyc.org/nycmarathon/. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 646-744-2982. We look forward to having you join our team!
CaringKind is New York City’s leading expert on Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving. With over 30 years of experience, we work directly with our community partners to develop the information, tools and training to support individuals and families affected by dementia.
We offer a 24-hour Helpline (646) 744-2900 run by professional staff, individual and family counseling sessions with licensed social workers; a vast network of support groups; education seminars and training programs; early stage services and a wanderer’s safety program. We believe in the power of caregiving and seek a world where everyone dealing with dementia has the support they need, when they need it.
To learn more about our programs and services, please click here.