TEAM DEBRA members at TD Five Boro Bike Tour.

TEAM DEBRA brings athletes from across the country to raise much-needed awareness and funds for research. 

Our team is united by a common goal: working to find a cure and treatment for EB. We’re committed to biking, running, swimming, walking, dancing, and doing anything fun and active in support of the EB Community. TEAM DEBRA is for marathon runners, cyclists, and everything in-between!

debra of America is here to assist each and every TEAM DEBRA member reach their goal, whether it’s to complete a marathon, 10K, triathlon, or cycling event.

Want to learn more about how you can get involved in TEAM DEBRA? Email or call (212) 868-1573 x102.

2021 Partnerships

Chicago Marathon Logo

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Sunday, October 10, 2021
Chicago, Illinois

Join runners from all 50 states and over 100 countries as we hit the streets of Chicago for this exciting reunion race. 

If you are interested in getting involved with #TEAMDEBRA in the Chicago Marathon or other potential endurance events, please email

2021 Flying Pig Marathon Logo

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

Sunday, October 31, 2021 
Cincinnati, Ohio

Join the Pig Party with #TEAMDEBRA! The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon will be in-person and will take runners on a diverse tour of some of the best neighborhoods in the Cincinnati area. Participants can choose from a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Full Marathon, a 3-Way Challenge (5k/10k/Half Marathon) or a 4-Way Challenge (5k/10k/Marathon). 

Learn more

NYC Full Marathon

TCS New York City Marathon

Sunday, November 7, 2021
New York, New York

Check the NYC Marathon off your bucket list! This year's event commemorates the race’s 50th running with runners from all over the world participating. It does not cost you anything to run for #TEAMDEBRA, we pay the registration fee! All charity runners are required to fundraise for their charity with a fundraising minimum of $2,500. Every TEAM DEBRA runner receives an online fundraising page, athletic shirt, and access to running coach Charlotte Gould!


TEAM DEBRA Member Benefits

Train for treatments and a cure

TEAM DEBRA members are required to fundraise for debra of America. All fundraising dollars go towards our mission and allow us to provide free programs and services to the EB Community and fund research for a treatment and cure.

Learn more about debra of America’s mission 

Be a part of something great

From NYC to LA, TEAM DEBRA members have the opportunity to join fellow athletes from across the globe in world-renowned endurance events! 

Raise EB awareness

We call EB “the worst disease you’ve never heard of.” By joining TEAM DEBRA, you’ll help raise much-needed EB awareness. debra of America staff provides informational materials to TEAM DEBRA members to help educate their communities about EB.

Get a customizable Fundraising Page

debra of America provides personal fundraising pages for each TEAM DEBRA member. Our staff is available to help set-up, personalize, and promote your page!

Meet the Team

Get to know our passionate #TEAMDEBRA members who train hard to support our mission. debra of America is grateful for their dedication to helping the EB Community.

Read TEAM DEBRA Spotlights on our Blog 

If you are a TEAM DEBRA member and would like to share your story, please email

TEAM DEBRA is proud to have been a part of the following past endurance events:

  • TCS New York City Marathon
  • United Airlines NYC Half 
  • TD Five Boro Bike Tour 
  • Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon 
  • Soul Cycle for an EB Cure 
  • Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon