Become part of a community that makes each run count, by raising funds for cancer research. We welcome you to join the AACR Runners for Research team for the AACR Philadelphia Marathon, Dietz & Watson Half Marathon, or the Rothman 8K! The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) works every day to understand, prevent, and cure all types of cancer by promoting research, supporting scientists, and raising awareness for the more than 200 types of cancer. Learn about our amazing team benefits and fundraising prizes below.
Join Our Team During Registration
As you go through the registration process for any race, you will find a step with an option to "Become a Fundraiser." As you scroll down this page, you either create or join a team as well, and then you will have the ability to customize your fundraising page. And we’re here to help you along the way with fundraising tips!
All registered runners will receive:
Marathon and Half Marathon Runners
$125 - Performance T-Shirt
$300 - Moisture Wicking Running Hat
$500 - Race Reimbursement ($105 for marathon, $50 for half)
$800 - AACR Runners for Research Hoodie
$1,000 - AACR Runners for Research Backpack
$100 - Performance T-Shirt
$200 - Moisture Wicking Running hat
$400 - Race Reimbursement ($35)
$600 - AACR Runners for Research Hoodie
$800 - AACR Runners for Research Backpack
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is a 501c3 registered nonprofit organization with offices at 615 Chestnut Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106.