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Girls Inc. of New York City
Official Charity Partner of the 2023 United Airlines NYC Half 
Sunday, March 19, 2023

Support our Strong, Smart, and Bold Half Marathon Team!

Girls Inc. of New York City (GINYC) is excited to announce our inaugural entry as a charity partner in the 2023 United Airlines NYC Half. Covering a distance of 13.1 miles, the half marathon will start in Brooklyn and finish in Central Park.

The United Airlines New York City Half Marathon, also known as United Airlines NYC Half, is an annual road race event featuring a half marathon held since 2006.Administered by New York Road Runners (NYRR), the event is a part of New York Road Runners’ Five-Borough Series. Usually held on the 3rd Sunday of March, about 25,000 athletes participate in this half marathon race (in 2019, 24,645 runners participated in the race). The race also has fun virtual options available in the Virtual United Airlines NYC Half Powered by Strava events.


As an Official Charity Partner, GINYC will have five runners to represent us in the race. While fulfilling personal goals and passions for running on team Strong, Smart, and Bold, runners are raising funds to support life-transforming programs reaching 10,000 girls, young women, and gender-expansive youth at more than 60 schools throughout NYC. 


All proceeds raised by the team will benefit our programs in financial literacy, college and career readiness, healthy sexuality, mental health, and STEM, our education and advocacy efforts that advance a more equitable world for girls, young women, and gender-expansive youth.

Meet the Runners of Team Strong Smart Bold




Please help Team Strong Smart Bold reach its $10,000 fundraising goal by clicking on individual runners’ links and supporting their campaigns! Donations will support Girls Inc. of NYC's life-transforming programs that prepare New York City's girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers to advance to a more equitable world.


2023 Team Strong, Smart and Bold Runners:

Tara Hunt

Gillian Boehringer

Becca Wasson

Elizabeth Willis

Rhea Somaiya

Past Marathons:

Contact us by email at if you have any questions. 

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