2022 NYC Marathon

Support Team Launch!

Launch EL Charter School is proud to be an Official Charity Partner of the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon. The largest marathon in the world! The race features over 50,000 runners including the world’s top professional athletes a vast range of competitive, recreational, and charity runners.

For the first time, #TeamLaunch will have five volunteers running to raise $25,000 to support Launch continue its work operating schools where every child and every family is known well and cared for. At our school, every student develops both their intellect and their character in order to achieve more than they thought possible.

Launch’s mission is to prepare students to thrive in college and careers by providing a public education rooted in active learning experiences and powerful character development.


Show your support for #TeamLaunch by pre-ordering your limited edition Launch NYC Marathon Black Long Sleeve. 

Our pre-order form for NYC Marathon shirts is now live! Click below to place your order. 

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On Sunday, Nov. 6th, members of the Launch community will be supporting our runners from outside of Fan Fan donuts in Bed-Stuy. This is close to 16km into the race.

Check out the map for the exact location of our Launch Cheer Zone. 

Cheering Squad: Wear your Launch gear & bring your best signs and noise makers! 

Contact our Director of External Affairs at arubin@launchschool.org for more information on how to secure your spot for 2023 TCS New York City Marathon.

What are the perks of running for team Launch?

  1. Guaranteed entry to the 2023 TCS New York City Marathon

  2. Fundraising resources and support from Launch's External Affairs Team

  3. A personal fundraising page to help you meet your fundraising goal

  4. While you run, #TeamLaunch will be there to enthusiastically cheer you on!

  5. Signature Team Launch Racing Jersey

  6. Exclusive invitations to Launch Events

The commitment? 

  • Team Launch runners commit to fundraising a minimum of $5,000 due in full by Monday, November 7, 2022.

  • Runners are also responsible for the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon race registration fees ($255 for NYRR members and $295 for non-members)

  • All runners taking part in any NYRR adult race will be required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. For more information about NYRR's COVID-19 vaccination policy, click here