Take on the New York City marathon 2017

Over 50,000 runners take to the start line at Staten Island before running through all five boroughs of New York City. This is the world's largest marathon. Race day atmosphere is simply indescribable as two million peoplecheer you on. Your marathon will be a spine-tingling experience from start line to the finish line in the beautiful oasis of Central Park in the middle of Manhattan.

Not only will you have the sense of achievement and incredible experience of running New York, but you could be enjoying up to two weeks to take in the sights and perhaps do a bit of Christmas shopping!

This is a simply must do on the bucket list of life – run it in support of The National Autistic Society and make a difference to people living with autism.

The National Autistic Society is the UK's leading charity for people affected by Autism. Around 700,000 people in the UK have autism. Together with their families they make up around 2.8 million people whose lives are touched by autism every single day. Despite this, autism is still relatively unknown and misunderstood. This means that many people don't get the level of help, support and understanding they need. With your support, and willingness to participate in this challenge, you are helping us to get one step closer to helping all those that need it.

Thank you for supporting us, your fundraising efforts will make a real difference. To make fundraising for us even easier, we've partnered with Everyday Hero to give you the ability to create your own online fundraising page. In just minutes you can build and customise your page, then start sharing the link with your friends, family and colleagues and asking them to make a donation. Every donation is then recorded on your fundraising page along with a message of support from your donors. So what are you waiting for? Create your own online fundraising page today!

The National Autistic Society

We are the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism. Our work relies on your support, so please get involved or donate today.
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