2020 AACR Philadelphia Marathon

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Join the AACR Runners for Research Team and Run to Save Lives!

November 21-22, 2019

Become part of a community that puts more meaning in their miles by raising funds for cancer research. Whether you’re planning to run the AACR Philadelphia Marathon, Dietz & Watson Half Marathon, or the Rothman 8K, we invite you to join the AACR Runners for Research team! The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) works every day to understand, prevent, and cure all types of cancer by promoting research, supporting scientists, and raising awareness for the more than 200 types of cancer.


Why Join Our Team?

With a minimum fundraising pledge of $100, your efforts will support critical lifesaving cancer research, as 88 cents of every dollar raised directly supports the groundbreaking work of the AACR. Learn about how to join us in the race against cancer and our amazing team benefits below.


Join Our Team During Registration

Click on the AACR Runners for Research button below to register for the distance of your choice. Be sure to select the AACR Runners for Research registration category, followed by your preferred race. As you complete the registration form, you will have the opportunity to create and customize your fundraising page, as well as create/join a team. Be sure to customize your fundraising page and share your WHY!


Team Benefits

All registered runners who meet the minimum $100 fundraising pledge will receive:


Fundraising Benefits

Marathon/Half Marathon


* In order to be eligible for the refund, please be sure that this option is selected upon setting up your fundraiser. This button is available on the “Become a fundraiser” set up page of the registration form.

Team benefits


Additional Fundraising Prizes:


Are you already registered for a Philadelphia Marathon weekend event, and would like to join the team?

Any registered runner can become a fundraiser after signing up. You simply need to log in to your RunSignup profile, click on “My Registered Races” followed by “Manage” next to the registration you wish to manage. Lastly, click on “Fundraiser” in the top menu and scrollw down to “New Fundraiser Linked to Registration” to begin setting up your AACR Runners for Research page.