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 2017:

Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Berlin Marathon, Popular Brooklyn Half, Philadelphia Half-Marathon, NYRR Queens 10K, IRONMAN Lake Placid, Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, Barclays MoonTrekker, 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 your family, friends or colleagues!
  3. Raise money. Support the area of cancer research at MSK that means the most to you.


  • Comprehensive training support
  • You choose the area of cancer research to support
  • Custom two-piece uniform
  • Online fundraising page
  • Incentive prizes for top fundraisers
  • Dedicated staff 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, or the Virgin Money London Marathon. Learn more about these races here.