Run for Team TMF

Team TMF

TMF is an organization that empowers individuals and nonprofits to build a healthier world by creating impact through research, education and partnerships.
Research: TMF provides direct financial support for innovative neurology research led by world-renowned physicians at Mass General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Cedars-Sinai.
Education: The foundation offers free educational forums for patients and caregivers affected by neurological diseases, including MS, ALS and Alzheimer's.
Partnerships: The TMF Nonprofit Partnership Program enables health-focused non-profits and individuals to leverage TMF events for their own fundraising and deliver greater impact.

For more information or to join Team TMF, contact:
Andrea Mayorga l

5K Partners

Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

For more information contact:
Suzanne Doss |

America Needs You

America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development.

For more information, contact:
Flynn Okner |


Team AMP (AADAP Marathon Program) is the official endurance event training team for AADAP. This is Team AMP’s seventh season as an Official Charity with the Los Angeles Marathon.Over 200 individuals have participated with Team AMP in the last 7 years, all together raising over $200,000 to support AADAP’s programs and mission to “Change Lives and Save Families”.

For more information or to join Team AMP, contact:
Paulina Hong | | 323-293-6284

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles

Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is incredible potential. As largest 1-1 mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through young adulthood in the LA community. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

For more information or to join the Big Brothers Big Sister team, contact:
Silas Taylor |

BlacklistLA Run Organization, Inc

BlacklistLA Run Organization aims to connect people through community, art, & running. Since 2015, we have developed a training program specifically for the LA Marathon, taking runners of all levels from start to finish. The program has since become the flagship offering of our organization. Building a healthier world has been at the core of what we do through our love for running, community, and the City of Los Angeles.

For more information or to join the BlacklistLA Run Organization Team, contact:
Erik |

Catholic Education Foundation

The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) was founded 35 years ago by Cardinal Roger Mahoney to provide financial assistance to children attending Catholic elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. CEF students come from the neediest families in three counties of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles -- Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara. CEF’s tuition awards help give children the opportunity to access a Catholic school and receive a quality, values-based education.

Catholic Education Foundation’s main purpose at the LA Marathon is to empower and drive ambassadors to educate, fundraise and spread awareness of the importance of Catholic education.

For more information or to join the CEF team, contact:
Juan B. Munoz Jr |

Claris Health

Claris Health's mission is to equip and care for individuals and their families before, during, and after pregnancy and sexual-health choices. Through this work, Claris will be able to create a standard of care where pregnancies are viewed as opportunities for people to experience greater connection, know their true value, and create bright futures.

For more information, contact:
Talitha Phillips |

Concern Foundation for Cancer Research

Concern Foundation for Cancer Research's mission is to conquer cancer by providing essential salary support funds in the early yet critical stages of discovery and the understanding of cancer. With 90-95% of net proceeds going directly to research, Concern has raised more than $60 million dollars and funded 750 cancer research scientists studying cancer.

For more information or to join the Concern Foundation Team, contact:
Wendy Ohye | | 310-360-6100

Dave McGillivray Finish Strong Foundation

Our mission is to inspire and empower youth across the U.S. to increase physical activity, expand literacy, and build community and self-esteem through running, reading, and performing acts of kindness.

For more information contact:
Meg Treat |

Dream Center Foundation

OUR MISSION - Transforming lives and communities through Christ- body, soul, and spirit. OUR VISION - To see everyone live their God-given dream. HOW WE DO IT - In efforts to provide opportunities for people to rebuild and transform their lives, the Dream Center offers the tools, education, community, and support through various programs available, all free of charge.

For more information or to join the Dream Center Foundation team, contact:
Hannah Snapp - Team Captain | | 423-767-8801


Empowering Leadership in Latina Athletes (ELLA) is a non-profit organization that works to support the leadership development of young Latina and diverse female athletes to become leaders of tomorrow through sports and academic excellence. ELLA uplifts women athletes by providing pathways towards higher education, training, mentorship, and advocacy in the sports community.

For more information or to join the ELLA Team, contact:
Patty Godoy |

Foxy and the Hounds

Foxy and the Hounds saves dogs of all breeds, sizes and ages and the dogs that are often overlooked. Our primary focus is to rescue and rehabilitate injured, neglected, abandoned and abused dogs from our shelters, owner surrenders and hoarding situations.

For more information contact:
Tracey |

Glioblastoma Foundation

The mission of the Glioblastoma Foundation is to transform the standard of care for glioblastoma by funding new drugs and other innovative therapies that work for all glioblastoma patients. The Glioblastoma Foundation funds research to advance new, more effective therapies for glioblastoma, provides support to patients and families impacted by glioblastoma, and raises awareness of this rare and terminal stage 4 brain cancer. Each year, glioblastoma takes the lives of over 15,000 Americans. The Glioblastoma Foundation supports the development of targeted therapies for glioblastoma that will work for all patients. Because each glioblastoma tumor is different, it is likely that no one treatment will work for all patients and any effective treatments will need to be targeted. The Glioblastoma Foundation is dedicated to funding the development of effective, targeted therapies for Glioblastoma that work for all patients. We need your support for our efforts to transform glioblastoma from the deadliest of tumors to a disease that is manageable and chronic, with effective treatments that not only prolong patient lives, but also quality of life.

For more information, contact:
Gita Kwatra |

Heart of Los Angeles

Heart of Los Angeles helps young people overcome barriers through exceptional, free, integrated programs and personalized guidance in a trusted, nurturing environment. With campuses in Central and South LA, our no-cost youth services fill out-of-school time with activities like academic tutoring, visual arts classes, college readiness resources, a full-youth orchestra, sports leagues, music lessons, and so much more, all while creating a community where kids can take risks and discover who they are.

For more information or to join HOLA, contact:
Krystal Giraldes |

Hollywood Food Coalition

Hollywood Food Coalition is an organization dedicated to addressing food insecurity, eliminating food waste and helping our guests connect to essential services by building trust and community. Our mission is to feed and serve the immediate needs of the hungry so they can build better lives.

For more information contact:
Linda Pianigiani |

Junior Achievement of Southern California

JA's mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Together, we are working to give our region's youth the hope to see a brighter future with the skills to answer the demands of the 21st century economy with "I can."

For more information contact:
Audrey Del Prete |

Junior League of Los Angeles

The Junior League of Los Angeles is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

For more information or to join the JLLA team, contact:
Aimee Gill |


KEEN is a volunteer-led non-profit organization that provides one-to-one programs of fitness, fun and friendship for children and young adults with cognitive and physical disabilities at no cost to their families or caregivers. We accept every child and celebrate each childs unique and beautiful ability!

For more information or to join the KEEN LA Team, contact:
Suzanne Phillipes l

Kitten Rescue

Kitten Rescue is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization devoted to finding loving homes for homeless cats and kittens. We rescue animals from the streets of Los Angeles and from City Shelter euthanasia. Since 1997, Kitten Rescue has found loving homes for over 18,000 animals, while thousands more have been helped through our volunteer-fueled education and outreach programs.

For more information or to join the Kitten Rescue Team, contact:
Sandra Harrison | | 818-339-1029

K9 Youth Alliance

K9 Youth Alliance is a grassroots nonprofit that enriches the lives of young people while they help prepare abandoned dogs for permanent homes. Our programs aim to empower young people by showing them just how much they have to give to some of our community's most vulnerable members, abandoned shelter dogs.

For More Information contact:
Minta Mullins |

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles is a nonprofit law firm that provides free, high-quality legal services to more than 100,000 people living in poverty across Greater Los Angeles each year. LAFLA protects and advances the rights of the most underserved – leveling the playing field and ensuring that everyone can have access to the justice system.

For more information or to join the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles Team, contact:
Phong Wong |

Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice

LACLJ's mission is to secure justice for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and empower them to create their own futures. LACLJ provides low-income survivors access to life-changing legal representation and support, helping them secure justice and keep their families safe.

For more information contact:
Monique Arias |


We believe "We Are Uniquely The Same" & invite all ages, genders, ethnicities, cultures, disabilities, physical abilities and health & fitness levels to journey together toward communal health & oneness. M1R seeks to cultivate eclectic communities through events & experiences, education, social engagements & resources for individuals & institutions to empower justice. Let's abolish inequality and celebrate individuality!

For more information or to join the M1R Team, contact:
Richard "RichRel" Reliford |

North Valley Caring Services

North Valley Caring Services' (NVCS) mission is to empower neighborhood residents to build a vision of their community’s future and actively engage in solving local problem. Annually, NVCS offers educational and supportive programs to 2,300 families and 1,400 homeless individuals.

For more information or to join the North Valley Caring Services' Team, contact:
Katie Joseph |

Osborne Head & Neck Foundation

OHNF provides life-saving head and neck surgical care for those in need here in LA and abroad. Events like this fund an annual Medical Aid Mission to developing countries such as Ethiopia, India and Peru, provide travel grants for those who can’t afford to reach expert surgical care, and educational programs for high school students who want to become the Foundation's future caring surgeons. Run with us and change a life!

For more information or to join the Osborne Head & Neck Foundation team, contact:
Dave Dell |

Parkinson's Community Los Angeles

The mission of Parkinson’s Community Los Angeles (PCLA) is to improve quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s by connecting individuals and families to the information, support, programs, and activities they need to enhance wellness and live an active, engaged life. PCLA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

For more information or to join the Parkinson's Community Los Angeles Team, contact:
Vivian Kanchian |

Public Counsel

Public Counsel is the nation’s largest provider of pro bono legal services, delivering justice, hope and opportunity to communities throughout the United States. We work to provide critical, one-on-one legal help to children, veterans, refugees and families struggling with poverty. Together we are building a stronger nation.

To learn more or to join the Public Counsel team, contact:
Erin Farrell - Team Captain | | 213-637-3841

PUENTE Learning Center

Since 1985, PUENTE has empowered over 120,000 individuals in Boyle Heights, East Los Angeles, and beyond to realize their achievement goals by accessing our high-quality educational resources. Our comprehensive educational and wrap-around services for children, youth, and adults, includes Preschool, Charter Elementary School, Afterschool and Summer Camp Enrichment, College and Career Program, and Adult Education.

For more information or to join the PUENTE Learning Center Team, contact:
Isabel Ocampo |

Ready, Set, Gold!

Ready, Set, Gold! is LA Sports Council's one of a kind community outreach program. Founded in 2006, RSG! is a community health, fitness and social and emotional learning (SEL) program that promotes healthy and active lifestyles to children in Southern California schools.

For more information contact:
Megan Rivera |

South Central LAMP

South Central LAMP engages immigrant mothers and their children ages 0-5 in a comprehensive three-year curriculum that includes: Parenting Education, English as a Second Language, Early Childhood Education, Parent-Child Interactive Literacy Activities, and Family Advocacy. We also partner with local agencies to offer families support services, onsite health screenings, educational workshops and weekly food distribution.

To learn more or to join the South Central LAMP team, contact:
Nicole Burcham - Team Captain |

St. Vincent Senior Citizen Nutrition Program, Inc.

Our mission is to prepare and deliver nutritious meals to homebound seniors and other vulnerable residents across Los Angeles, regardless of age, illness, disability, race, religion, or ability to pay. We deliver over 100,000 meals a month to seniors at risk of hunger. There are over 250,000 seniors facing hunger insecurity in Los Angeles, and many of them are isolated and homebound. For many seniors, St. Vincent Meals on Wheels is a lifeline.

For more information or to join the St. Vincent team, contact:
Christine Caruso |

Teen Cancer America

Our mission is to improve the experience, outcomes and survival of teens and young adults with cancer by providing facilities and programs designed especially for them in hospitals throughout the USA.

For more information or to join the Teen Cancer America Team, contact:
Vickie Katz |

The Beacon House Association of San Pedro

We believe that recovery is possible for everyone and that everyone deserves the opportunity to receive the necessary support and resources to achieve it. Through our comprehensive treatment program, we aim to provide men with the tools and skills they need to overcome addiction and lead fulfilling lives.

For more information contact:
Archie Hoggan |

The Pablove Foundation

The Pablove Foundation is helping kids with cancer live a love-filled life today, and a cancer-free life tomorrow. We work to improve the lives of children with cancer through the arts and invest in underfunded, cutting-edge pediatric cancer research. We teach our Shutterbugs Photography Classes nationwide, and we fund groundbreaking cancer research across the globe! Join us in fighting cancer with love.

For more information or to join The Pablove Foundation team, contact:
Bianca Gonzalez | | 323-952-2860

The Painted Turtle

The mission of The Painted Turtle is to provide a year-round, authentic camp experience for children with serious medical conditions. The Painted Turtle supports children's medical needs, inspires them to reach beyond their illnesses, and provides care, education and respite for their families. All campers and families attend completely free of charge.

For more information or to join The Painted Turtle team, contact: Sue Mathews |

The Pug Queen Foundation

The Pug Queen Foundation is an organization dedicated to the mission of rescuing pugs in need. The mission is carried out in California, Mexico, China and any part of the universe where there is a pug that needs help. Pugs are rescued from neglect, puppy mills, outdoor living conditions that are exposed to intense summer sun and freezing winter cold. All pugs receive medical care and are placed in loving adoptive homes.

For more information or to join The Pug Queen Foundation team, contact:
Izabella Lowtrip |

The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company

Our mission is to mentor, educate, and enrich youth in under-resourced communities through the creation of collaborative original theatre. We believe in the power of self-expression as a fundamental part of self-determination, so we provide thousands of children with a platform to devise a collective future for themselves and their communities. Run with USTC!

For more information contact:
Ninette Ayala |

To Write Love On Her Arms

To Write Love on Her Arms is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into treatment and recovery.

For more information or to join To Write Love on Her Arms team, contact: Amber Gardner | | (321) 499-3901

Unification of Disabled Latin Americans

For many years UDLA has utilized sports as a tool of rehabilitation for disabled individuals. We promote disabled athletes to participate in the LA Marathon and to practice wheelchair basketball.

For more information or to join the UDLA team, please contact:
Marisol Leal - Team Captain | | 213-388-8352

Valley Village

Now in its 50th year, Valley Village is a nonprofit serving people with developmental and intellectual challenges through three day programs and eighteen residential group homes. Valley Village's staff and programs serve 400 women and men, helping them live independently as possible. Valley Village's mission is to protect, foster, develop, and advance the rights and interests of people with developmental disabilities.

For more information or to join the Valley Village team, contact:
Matthew Swearman | | 818-587-9450

Westside German Shepherd Rescue

Westside German Shepherd Rescue of Los Angeles is a non profit 501(c)3, no kill rescue committed to saving all types of German Shepherd Dogs from high kill shelters and adopting them to loving, qualified homes.

For more information or to join the Westside German Shepherd Rescue team, contact:
Carla Reisenaur - Team Captain | | 818-681-3174

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