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We are proud to invite you to meet


These are our newest members of TeamBRC, running in the 2023 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon on Sunday, March 19th, 2023. They come from all over the metro area, to give a hand up to those reclaiming their lives from homelessness, mental illness, and addiction. Please help us say thank you and support them on their journey!

TeamBRC is part of our BRC Champions community who are dedicated to supporting BRC’s mission and the nearly 10,000 New Yorkers the organization serves through vital programs and services. Champions plan or participate in various volunteering, fund and awareness-raising activities benefiting the organization.

BRC is extremely proud of our 2023 NYC Half runners, and we want you to meet them! Below we've featured each with a quick statement of why they are running this year's race for BRC. 

Please join us in supporting their runs!



Adam has been volunteering for the BRC since 2021 and is currently a student at Columbia Business School pursuing an MBA for marketing and brand management. In his free time, Adam enjoys skiing, woodworking, baking, and exploring new restaurants.

"I'm running the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon for the BRC this year to raise both money and awareness for New Yorkers in need. Three years after the COVID-19 pandemic began, so many people in this city are still in need of a hand up to get back on their feet. The BRC does so much great work to that end and I'm excited to use this platform to support the BRC mission." support with my feet. BRC is a key partner for the City and State of New York in trying to end street homelessness, and I want to do my part in supporting that goal."


I am a geriatrics doctor at Mount Sinai and Northwell. My focus has been on helping homebound elderly. I have run 14 marathons and numerous half marathons over the years. I run for TeamBRC because of the need to help alleviate homelessness in NY.



"In March I'll be running the NYC Half Marathon for Team BRC to support their amazing work transforming the lives of so many New Yorkers experiencing homelessness. I have a deep and personal Wesleyan connection with friends who work tirelessly to improve programming and support for those needing to get back on their feet. I am excited to raise awareness of BRC's endeavors through this platform. Thank you in advance for your support"


I am a mother to one son. Art and design are my passions.

As a designer I work to help people, but a lot of the time it isn't enough or not for the people who truly need it. Becoming familiar with BRC and the work they do was inspiring and I am grateful to be given a chance to contribute. I am excited to run this half marathon to help people in need.



Jake was born and raised in the greater NY area, now living and working in NYC.


Before moving to NYC, Jake graduated from the University of Virginia.

"I am proud to run the NYC Half Marathon for Team BRC to raise awareness for individuals experiencing homelessness in the NY community. I was personally introduced to the BRC through my roommate Ross - from his experience over the years, I know that the organization truly makes a meaningful impact on the community it serves. As a New York native, I am excited to use this platform to support BRC’s mission."


Lauren graduated from Villanova University as a Finance and Business Analytics major in 2020. After graduating, she has worked in Finance for the past two and half years. This is her first half marathon!

"I am inspired by BRC's mission and the great impact the organization has on the community.

I would love the opportunity to represent the organization at this year's half marathon."


Mary Carol

"I am a clinical psychologist who has lived and worked in the NYC area for almost 20 years.

I love running and welcome the opportunity to participate in this race to support such an essential resource for at risk New Yorkers in need of support. I have seen first hand what the BRC contributes to New Yorkers in need. I would be honored to join your team and support your organization."

Mary Grace

"I moved to New York City in August and am currently in my first semester pursuing a Master's in Social Work at NYU. I am passionate about fighting for the wellbeing of all humans and making New York City a more equitable place for all its residents. I run on behalf of BRC in the NYC half marathon because this organization is not only in the fight against homelessness, but it is centered around empowering clients and meeting them where they are at in their own individual journeys."



Rachel is a clinical psychologist and has worked in the NYC MH system for over ten years. Part of her self-care routine has been running.

"As a runner and MH professional, this is the perfect combo for me."

Thank you to all our TeamBRC members, and all those supporting their run.

For More Information on TeamBRC's participation as a Charity Partner of the 2022 Marathon

From all of us at BRC

thanks for your continued support!

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