Choose Your Own

Choose Your Own Event

Participate in any race and make your miles more meaningful.

Here are a few races that our participants registered for in 2018:

Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Marine Corps Marathon, Boston Marathon, Popular Brooklyn Half, Philadelphia Half-Marathon, NYRR Queens 10K, IRONMAN Lake Placid, Block Island Triathlon, New Balance 5th Avenue Mile, and much more!

How it Works

  1. Sign up for any race. Consider a 5K, half-marathon, marathon, triathlon, or even a climb, anywhere in the world.
  2. Register for Choose Your Own Event. You can even start your own team with family, friends or colleagues!
  3. Raise money. Support the area of cancer research at MSK that means the most to you.


  • You choose the area of cancer research to support
  • Comprehensive training support
  • Custom two-piece uniform
  • Online fundraising page
  • Additional gear for top fundraisers
  • Dedicated staff support to help you achieve your goals

Fundraising Requirement

A $50 Fred’s Team kick-off fee is required and counts toward your fundraising requirement of $500.

Please note: You are responsible for registering for your event and paying the race registration fee. Choose Your Own Event registration is not open for the TCS New York City Marathon, United Airlines NYC Half, Virgin Money London Marathon, or the BMW Berlin Marathon. Learn more about these races here.