2018 Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K

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For a Recap of the 2018 Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K Click HERE


Join Team Captains Craig Kasper, Taylor Louderman and Francesca McAuliffe for the 2018 Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5k in New York City on November 3 as part of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon Weekend!

Beyond Type 1 is thrilled to have members of our Type One Run program putting together an (unofficial) team for the 5K. We know the way to sign-up is a little funky — see below for details — but we promise, it’s going to be a great time, and you’ll get a beanie just for signing up! We already have a fun team of 30+ members and can’t wait to see you all in NYC!

Join the team by completing the steps below, sign up to fundraise if you want to get some great swag, and get ready for race day!

Get Registered:

  1. Head to NYRR to register for the 5K! * Please note, you are responsible for your registration + fees.
  2. Fill out the form below to let us know you’re in! If you don’t fill out the form, we won’t know you are on the team, so don’t forget this step!
  3. If you are fundraising, set up your page here under the 5K team page! *An important note that 100% of donations made directly impact Beyond Type 1 programs and initiatives, like Beyond Type Run. Beyond Type 1 leadership + friends covers operational costs.

Fundraiser Swag Levels:

Fundraising should be fun! While it is not required in order to participate, those who raise money will receive some great swag to rock during the race. As a reminder, all participants will receive a beanie! (*swag subject to change)

  • $50 – Type One Run Swag Pack including bracelets + stickers
  • $100 – Beyond Type 1 Drop Hat + all the above
  • $250 – Running belt from SPIbelt + all the above
  • $500 – Type One Run T-Shirt + all the above
  • $750 – Power-Up Compression Socks + all the above
  • $1000+  – Super cool backpack + all the above 



FAQs:

  1. Am I required to fundraise? No, you are not required! We want you to come out and have a good time without any stress. If you do choose to fundraise, you will get some cool swag!
  2. Do I need to be a member of a Type One Run Chapter? No! You do not need to be, but we highly suggest you connect with your local chapter if you have not already! If you don’t have a group, reach out and we’ll help you start one.
  3. Can you help pay my entrance fees for the 5K? Unfortunately, we cannot cover the entrance fees for the 5K at this time.
  4. Do I need to pay for my own travel to and in NYC? Yes, you are in charge of getting to NYC and paying for your accommodations. Unfortunately, we cannot assist with financial help in this area. If you need any suggestions or guidance, please reach out and we will help!
  5. Can I run even if I don’t have Type 1? Absolutely! Having Type 1 is not a requirement. We encourage everyone who wants to come out and run.
  6. Where does the money I raise go? The money raised on the Type One Run page will go directly back to the Type One Run program. For more information about our funding model, see here.
  7. Where does the 5K take place? The race begins on First Avenue at East 44th street and ends in Central Park in New York City.
  8. Where can I find more information? Head to the 5K page on the NYRR website here.

At the Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K, you’ll be a part of the world-famous TCS New York City Marathon. You’ll be among 10,000 runners racing through the streets of Manhattan, and finish at the famed Marathon finish line in Central Park — all without running 26.2 miles!


To learn more about Type One Run head over here.

To learn more about Beyond Type Run, the racing team of Type 1 diabetics running the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon on November 4, 2018, click here.