The Children’s Inn at NIH is a Charity Partner for the Marine Corps Marathon



BETHESDA, Maryland (April 10, 2015) – The Children’s Inn at NIH is a new charity partner this year for the Marine Corps Marathon and MCM 10K on October 25th, 2015. Participating in either race provides an opportunity to raise crucial funds for The Children’s Inn – a nonprofit “Place Like Home” for seriously ill children and their families who are undergoing treatment at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Running for The Inn is also an opportunity for runners who were not selected through the public lottery registration to be included in the race while giving the gift of hope to the hundreds of courageous children and their families who visit The Inn every year.

Raise a minimum of $600 and run for The Children’s Inn:

OPTION 1: 2015 Marine Corps Marathon Race Slot
– $50 running fee paid to The Children’s Inn at NIH
– $600 fundraising requirement
– $125 registration fee + $4.69 processing fee paid directly to Marine Corps Marathon

OPTION 2: 2015 MCM 10K Race Slot
– $25 running fee paid to The Children’s Inn at NIH
– $600 fundraising requirement
– $50 registration fee + $1.88 processing fee paid directly to Marine Corps Marathon

Training & Benefits:
All Children’s Inn Marathon and MCM 10K Runners will receive:
– Personalized fundraising page and online tools to make fundraising easy – Training tips and support from The Children’s Inn
– Team TCI race jersey
– Invitations to group fitness classes to cross train with the rest of the team
– Opportunity to win fundraising prizes
– Invitation to visit The Children’s Inn for a pre-race pasta dinner and to see firsthand the impact your fundraising is making

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The Children’s Inn at NIH is a nonprofit, residential “place like home” for seriously ill children and their families while they are participating in groundbreaking medical research at the National Institutes of Health, the world’s leading biomedical research center. Families come from across the country and around the world to stay together at The Inn – free of charge – no matter how long they need to stay. The Inn gives kids a chance to be kids and aims to reduce the burdens of illness through recreational, therapeutic and educational programming.