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Join ExpandED Schools in the United Airlines NYC Half

We're proud to be a community charity partner in the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half! Join Team ExpandED to race through the streets of New York City on Sunday, March 19, 2017, and make a difference in the lives of kids. Funds raised will support our mission to close the learning gap by increasing access to enriched education experiences.

Reimagining the School Day

Why You Should Join

Along with your guaranteed entry to the 2017 United Airlines NYC Half, all ExpandED Schools runners will receive:

  • Cool swag

  • A personal fundraising website

  • Fundraising resources

  • Training tips

  • A cheering squad on race day

Fundraising Requirements

The minimum fundraising requirement for a guaranteed entry is $1,000. A valid credit card must be provided upon acceptance in order to secure your spot.

How to Join the Team

ExpandED Schools has five entries to the NYC Half. To apply for a spot, please complete the form below. Applicants will be notified about their acceptance in December and will be asked to complete an official participation contract.

Even if you already have a guaranteed entry to the race, please consider running and fundraising for ExpandED Schools. There are kids right here in NYC who need your support.


Thank you for your interest in joining Team ExpandED for the United Airlines NYC Half on March 19, 2017. Please complete this form so we may learn more about you and your desire to run on behalf of ExpandED Schools. For more information about joining the team, please email Steven Joseph.


More About ExpandED Schools

ExpandED Schools is a non-profit dedicated to closing the learning gap by increasing access to enriched education experiences. Whether in school, after school or during the summer, we seek to ensure that all kids have opportunities to discover their talents and develop their full potential. We do this by expanding the learning day, bringing talent from the community into the classroom, and balancing curriculum with the arts, movement and hands-on, personalized learning. Our work is threefold: expand reach, measure success and advocate for change.