STAY FIT AND SAVE LIVES

When you join Team Doctors Without Borders for any of our premier events, or even choose your own event, you are helping our field teams continue to deliver vaccinations against outbreaks of deadly diseases, treatment for malnutrition, emergency surgery, and urgent medical care to people in more than 70 countries.

From beginner runners, triathletes, and cyclists to our most avid athletes,we offer unforgettable events where you'll be part of a special team with fellow Doctors Without Borders supporters, field workers, and staff.

If you prefer to fundraise for Doctors Without Borders in a sporting event of your choice and set your own fundraising goal, click here.
 

how does it work?

YOU BRING

  • Your passion and dedication to train for one of our premier endurance events
  • Your committment to fundraise on behalf of Doctors Without Borders

YOU gET

  • Guaranteed entry into the Team Doctors Without Borders premier event of your choice. 
  • An entire weekend event experience that usually includes an athlete's reception or lunch with MSF aid workers, where you'll also meet fellow athletes and hear inspiring first-hand accounts of work being done in the field
  • A Team Doctors Without Borders running, triathlon or cycling jersey and goodie bag
  • Personal fundraising and donation page on the Team Doctors Without Borders website to help you meet your fundraising goal
  • Professional althletic coaching to get in shape for your chosen endurance event
  • A finish location where you can reunite with your team members, staff, and meet up with cheering family and friends
  • Fundraising minimums range from $1,000 to $4,000, per person depending on the event of your choice

2014 PREMIER EVENTS

BIG SUR INTERNATIONAL MARATHON

April 27, 2014
Big Sur, California

Named "Best Marathon in North America" by The Ultimate Guide to Marathons, this is one race you do not want to miss! Wind through majestic redwoods, draw inspiration from the beautiful Pacific Ocean views and conquer the hills of Highway One on our team.
 

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TD FIVe boro bike tour

May 4, 2014
New York, New York

Lead the way for 32,000 cyclists in America's largest cycling event.  When you join our team and fundraise for Doctors Without Borders you gain entry in to this sell-out event along with the exclusive opportunity to start in the first wave of cyclists.  This is one ride you will never forget!   
 

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Escape from alcatraz triathlon

June 1, 2014
San Francisco, California

Do you want to find out what it takes to escape Alcatraz?  Join our team and put your endurance to the ultimate test along side World Champions, Olympic Medalists and the best amateur triathletes from 50 states and over 40 countries.  Consistently ranked as a favorite among triathletes, this is one thrilling event!
 

Boulder IRONMAN

August 3, 2014
Boulder, Colorado

Join us and challenge yourself to this extraordinary triathlon in one of the world's most spectacular sports destinations all while helping our teams in the field deliver emergency medical care to men, women and children trapped by natural disasters, epidemics, and outbreaks of violence.


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LA Rock n' Roll Half Marathon

October 26, 2014
Los Angeles, California

Join our team in Los Angeles. Celebrate Halloween by running a half marathon—in costume if you like—while supporting the lifesaving work of Doctors Without Borders!

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TCS NYC MARATHON

November 2, 2014
New York, New York

Join our team in the world's largest marathon! Skip the lottery and fundraise with Team Doctors Without Borders to gain entry to the most popular marathon in the world. With two million cheering spectators, this is a race you'll never forget.

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2015 PREMIER EVENTS

BIG SUR INTERNATIONAL MARATHON

April 26, 2015
Big Sur, California

Named "Best Marathon in North America" by The Ultimate Guide to Marathons, this is one race you do not want to miss! Wind through majestic redwoods, draw inspiration from the beautiful Pacific Ocean views and conquer the hills of Highway One on our team.
 

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ATHLETE BENEFITS

We're here to support your athletic and fundraising goals from the moment you sign-up, to the moment you cross the finish line. Here's how:

  • Professional weekly marathon, half marathon, cycling, and triathlon coaching
  • Guaranteed race entry
  • Official Team Doctors Without Borders gear including cycling jerseys, running tops, and water bottles
  • Access to exclusive race weekend events
  • Finish line tent to celebrate and reconnect with your fellow athletes, aid workers, family, and friends
  • Plus, to help you reach your committed fundraising goal, you get a personal online fundraising page together with tips and advice on how to fundraise from Team Doctors Without Borders alumni, staff, and professional fundraisers