Beyond Type Run 2021: Running the TCS New York City Marathon


Beyond Type 1 is proud to be an official charity partner team of the 2021 TCS New York City Marathon!

On November 7, 2021, a team of 50 living with type 1 diabetes raced through the five boroughs of NYC and showed the world what living beyond type 1 looks like! Co-captained by Tiana Cooks and Alexi Melvin, they’re on a mission to raise awareness and funds for type 1 diabetes. Check out the team below and support their efforts!

Meet The Team


Beyond Type Run Presenting Sponsors

Beyond Type Run Apparel Sponsors

Beyond Type Run Equipment Sponsors

Beyond Type Run Digital Fitness Provider

Marathon Stories

Running Resources


If you’re looking to find other runners with type 1 diabetes, check out Type One Run, a Beyond Type 1 program for casual running groups! With over 100 chapters and quickly growing, you’ll be able to join a group or create one in your area. No fundraising or racing is required—this is just to have fun and connect with fellow individuals with type 1 diabetes (T1Ds)!

Read about the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon Team.

Read about the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon Team.

Read about the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon Team.

WRITTEN BY BT1 Editorial Team, POSTED 06/30/21, UPDATED 01/06/23

This piece was authored collaboratively by the Beyond Type 1 Editorial Team.