The Boomer Esiason Foundation is proud to be among the New York Road Runners' official charity partners for the 2013 New York City Half Marathon for the third year in a row. The Foundation will provide guaranteed entries to those Team Boomer runners who pledge to raise funds for the Foundation. The runners who participate on behalf of BEF will receive fundraising guidance as well as pre-race and race day support.
To learn more about the NYC Half Marathon and to learn updates, please visit the New York Road Runners' page.
Application and Fundraising Information:
A limited number of guaranteed entries are available for this event. To be considered for an entry, each athlete must commit to make a donation of or raise funds totaling $1,500 or more to the Boomer Esiason Foundation.
BEF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and your tax-deductable donations help fund research for a cure for cystic fibrosis, as well as our Exercise for Life scholarship to improve the quality of life for individuals with CF.
To be considered for an entry, individuals must commit to make a donation or raise funds totaling $1,500 or more to the Boomer Esiason Foundation.
Your credit card information is required as a guarantee against the pledge. The Boomer Esiason Foundation reserves the right to charge the balance to the credit card we have on file if the minimum amount is not raised by 11:59 pm EST on March 11, 2013.
Once you accept an entry into the New York City Half-Marathon from Team Boomer, you are subject to cancellation fees and/or fundraising commitments as follows:
- A minimum of $1,500 must be raised and collected by BEF by March 11, 2013.
- A dedication deposit of $750 is due by February 25, 2013.
After February 25, 2013, you are responsible for the $1,500, even if you cancel for any reason, including injury.
Note: Donations raised and received by the Boomer Esiason Foundation cannot be refunded, regardless of cancellation date.
For more specific directions on how to utilize FirstFiving.com to raise money online, please visit our Fundraising 101 page.
In addition to using using our online Fundraising tools, you may recruit sponsors and keep track of them using the Team Boomer Sponsor Sheet. Credit card donations may be recorded using the Team Boomer Credit Card Form.
Donations made by check should be made payable to the Boomer Esiason Foundation. Please include the runner's name and "NYC Half" in the memo line.
Checks can be mailed to:
Boomer Esiason Foundation
Attn: Arley Sarner
483 10th Avenue, Suite 300
New York, NY 10018
To make a donation in support of our runners, please visit the Team Boomer page on FirstGiving.com to stay in the loop with our athletes and mission.
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