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Wediko Children’s Services Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

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New York City, NY – March 2, 2015Wediko Children’s Services will become an Official Charity Partner of the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon. The race will take place on Sunday, November 1, 2015.

“Wediko is beyond excited to partner with the TCS New York City Marathon as an official charity partner,” said Colin Sullivan, Wediko’s Public Relations Coordinator. “The TCS New York City Marathon provides a uniquely powerful platform for our charity runners to fundraise for at-risk children and families. We look forward to supporting our runners as they train for, and ultimately achieve their goal of completing this race. Through their journeys, these dedicated individuals will raise critical funds which benefit Wediko’s mission to improve the lives of children.”

Wediko is one of nearly 300 official charity partners that are expected to participate in the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon this year.

“We warmly welcome Wediko Children’s Services as an official charity partner for the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon,” said Mary Wittenberg, president and CEO of New York Road Runners. “All of our participants are inspired to run for reasons significant and special to them, and we are especially appreciative of those who make a meaningful commitment to run on behalf of one of our official charity partners. We wish the best to all of these runners as they begin to plan and prepare for an experience of a lifetime at the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon.”

The 2015 TCS New York City Marathon will feature a talented American and international professional athlete field, charity runners, and thousands of runners of all ages and abilities. More than 10,000 volunteers help to support participants across the 26.2-mile race route, which touches each of New York City’s five boroughs, and is lined with more than one million neighbors and guests. Last year, NYRR celebrated each of the 50,530 runners who crossed the finish line and made the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon the largest in the world, including the one-millionth finisher ever in the history of the event. Participants hailed from more than 130 countries and each of the 50 states.

Wediko Children’s Services is proud to partner with such a prestigious and well-known event, advocating for our children and families alongside the countless other charities working for admirable causes. Working tirelessly for over 80 years to provide necessary services to at-risk children and families, Wediko looks forward to the opportunity to further our reach into the NYC community, raise crucial funds for the people we serve, and take part in one of the most influential athletic events in the world.

Interested in joining Wediko’s 2015 TCS New York City Marathon team? Find out more information here.

For more information, please contact Kate Regal or Colin Sullivan at 617-292-9200 or marathon@wediko.org



Watch highlights from last year’s TCS New York City Marathon!

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