On Sunday, November 5th, the Women's Sports Foundation's team comprised of female champion athletes, including three-time Olympic Field Hockey Player Rachel Dawson, Champion Cross-Country Skier Annie Pokorny, Author and Positive Aging Expert Barbara Hannah Grufferman and YAS Fitness Center Founder Kimberly Fowler will be running the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon as Official Charity Partners and will be fundraising to further the Women’s Sports Foundation’s mission to ensure access to sports for all girls.
The Women’s Sports Foundation was established in 1974 by tennis icon, Billie Jean King, to advance the lives of women and girls through sports and physical activity. We believe in the power of sports to teach confidence and teamwork. We are dedicated to creating leaders by ensuring girls access to sports and the benefit there of. We provide financial fuel to aspiring champion athletes. We fund groundbreaking research. We educate. We advocate. And we help communities get girls active.
Learn more about the grants we give to grassroots programs working with underserved girls, the champion athletes we support, and our latest advocacy and research by visiting www.WomensSportsFoundation.org.
Please donate to our champion athletes as they train for and run the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon. Their running and fundraising efforts will inspire and benefit derserving girls across the nation!
Are you also running NYC in 2017? Join our team and run with our champion athletes! Learn More.