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 x109.

2020 Partnerships

NYC Half runners

United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

March 15, 2020
New York, NY 

Tackle 13.1 miles of NYC terrain, including Times Square, Central Park, and Grand Central Station. 

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TEAM DEBRA runner at Flying Pig Marathon

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

May 2-3, 2020
Cincinnati, OH

Join the Pig Party! Runners can choose from a 5K, 10K, Half, or Full Marathon. Space is unlimited so bring your family and friends!

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TEAM DEBRA cyclists at TD Five Boro Bike Tour.

TD Five Boro Bike Tour

May 3, 2020
New York, NY

Cycle 40 miles through all five boroughs of NYC and across five major bridges completely car-free.

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Chicago skyline.

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

October 11, 2020
Chicago, IL

Join 44,000 runners from across the world for this 26.2-mile run through 29 of Chicago’s scenic neighborhoods. 

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TEAM DEBRA members at NYC Full Marathon.

TCS New York City Marathon

November 1, 2020
New York, NY 

Challenge yourself with the 26.2-mile course through all five boroughs of NYC with the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon!

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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