RUNNERS WHO WISH TO RECEIVE A GUARANTEED ENTRY FROM THE LUPUS RESEARCH ALLIANCE
Fundraising Commitment: A $1,500 minimum donation is required to join Team Life Without Lupus. This will entitle you to all benefits of team membership which include: a 16-week online training program, a team singlet, complimentary invitation(s) to the team Friends and Family pre-race pasta party, team fundraising support, GoFundMe fundraising page access, and race logistics guidance throughout the training program. A credit card (MasterCard, Visa, or American Express) in your name and valid through January 2021 must be provided upon acceptance for Team Life Without Lupus. On December 1, 2020, the credit card will be billed for any balance due to reach the fundraising minimum of $1,500, not including any application or administration fees.
Cancellation Policy: You may cancel your participation with Team Life Without Lupus for the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon, waiving your responsibility for the $1,500 minimum, any time on or before Thursday, September 17, 2020. You must contact the Lupus Research Alliance, in writing, attention Lana Munoz-Abrams, on or before the cancellation date, informing the Organization of your cancellation. After September 17, 2020, you are responsible for raising the $1,500 minimum, even if for any reason, including injury, you are unable to run in the marathon. Donations raised and received by our office will not be refunded, even if you cancel before September 17, 2020.
Matching Gift Policy: Many companies match employees' charitable contributions. You can check with your employer to see if your company has this program, and ask your donors if their employers match gifts. Many companies issue matching gift checks quarterly or semi-annually, therefore, it is your responsibility to contact the matching company to ensure the check will be issued before December 1, 2020. If the companies match cycle is past December 2020 the donation may not count toward your minimum.
2020 TCS New York City Marathon Registration: The Lupus Research Alliance is NOT responsible for obtaining your official race entry number; you will be responsible for following the standard procedures provided for retrieving your race number. The TCS New York City Marathon charges an Entry Fee of $255 for NYRR members, $295 for non-members, and $358 for Non-U.S. residents. These fees do not count toward your fundraising commitment and are your responsibility to pay independently of Team Life Without Lupus.