2023 TCS NYC Marathon


BKS is proud to, once again, be an Official Charity Partner of New York Road Runners for the 2024 TCS New York City Marathon. The 26.2 mile race will take place on Sunday, November 3rd, covering all 5 boroughs, starting in Staten Island and ending in Manhattan’s Central Park.

We’re looking for individuals to join our team who believe in our mission. We need you to join us by helping to raise funds so that, together, we can continue to provide high quality early childhood education in Central Brooklyn.

BKS is offering you:

  • A coveted entry into the 2024 TCS NYC Marathon
  • A Personalized fundraising page
  • One-on-one fundraising support from our BKS Staff
  • A Team BKS running shirt
  • Free training guides available on NYRR.org
  • Individualized digital and print marketing collateral,
  • An opportunity to have a meet & greet with staff, board members and other team members
  • Support on the day of from the BKS cheering section

As a Team BKS member, you’ll commit to:

  • Completing our application to be considered for a Team BKS marathon slot.
  • Securing your spot in the marathon by paying the registration fee of $255 for NYRR members • $315 for non-members (If you are not a NYRR member, consider joining! NYRR membership is $60 and includes discounts to their events and products. If runners plan to do any other NYRR events this year, you can become a member while you register for the TCS New York City Marathon and save on future race registration fees.)
  • Spreading the word to your personal network to raise a minimum of $3,000.00 by Sunday, November 10, (one week after the marathon). (Runners who are not able to raise this full amount will be expected to make an individual donation to the organization to meet the $3,000 minimum.)
  • Having one of the greatest experiences of your life!

So, if you believe in giving our youngest learners a chance at an equal first step in education by being a part of our team, email Joann Griffin at jgriffin@bksny.org for further information.

Thank you to our 2023 team members who raised over $30,000.00 on our behalf: