Join "Team DebRA" in the 2013 ING NYC Marathon!

2013 ING New York City Marathon
Sunday, November 3, 2013

Distance: 26.2 miles

For the second year in a row, "TEAM DebRA" will be running through all 5-boroughs of New York City in the 2013 ING NYC Marathon (the world’s largest marathon). We are very excited to cheer TEAM DebRA across the finish line on Sunday, November 3.

"TEAM DebRA" will be spreading awareness and raising money to support the Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association (DebRA), the only national not for profit that supports the research for a cure and treatments for, while providing services and programs to those who suffer from, Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB). Click here to check out our runners or to DONATE.

If you are already registered for the 2013 ING NYC Marathon and would like to join "TEAM DebRA" - please email events [at] debra [dot] org.

Join in the ING New York City Marathon-November 3, 2013
until there’s a cure…there’s DebRA

  • The cost of specialized bandages can exceed $10,000 per month
  • Of those born with EB in 2012, 20% are no longer with us
  • EB children may have as many as 6 surgical procedures a year just so they can swallow


  • Run to Cure Epidermolysis Bullosa (your fundraising dollars will go directly to DebRA)
  • Entry in the World’s Largest Marathon
  • Easy to Use Online Fundraising Page
  • Official T-Shirt
  • Top Fundraiser Prize
  • Invite to After-Race Event

As a "TEAM DebRA" runner in the 2013 ING NYC Marathon, you will create a Personal Fundraising Page to help you promote and collect donations:

  • Promote your page via Facebook, LinkedIn & Email with the click of a button
  • Collect donations via credit card
  • Keep a tally of the total amount you've raised and who has donated
  • Donators will receive an email from DebRA acknowledging their donation as 100% tax deductible
  • Runners are encouraged to raise at least $2,500

For more information, please call (212) 868-1573 or email: events [at] debra [dot] org .