Athletes for Equality: FAQ

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How do I join one of HRC's marathon teams?

TCS NYC Marathon- We have selected a great team for the 2018 TCS NYC Marathon Team and applications are now closed. You can read about our team and support them by checking out their Crowdrise pages here.

I have my own bib for the race. Can I still join the team?

Yes! Email us at to find out what to do next.

I want to run my own race and/or participate in a different athletic event while fundraising for HRC. Can I still join the Athletes for Equality program?

Absolutely. Check out our Any Race, Any Place program to get started. If you have any specific questions about next steps, email us at

Why does HRC use CrowdRise for fundraising?

The Human Rights Campaign is proud to partner with CrowdRise, the world's largest and fastest growing fundraising platform dedicated exclusively to charitable giving. Check out all of the work CrowdRise has helped us accomplish this past year.

How do I find the athlete that I want to donate to?

All of our athletes have their own pages on CrowdRise. Click here to find your athlete!

My athletic team is seeking financial support from HRC.

Competing in the name of LGBTQ equality is incredible no matter what. However, Athletes for Equality is a fundraising program for HRC, so we do not sponsor individual athletes or teams. But we support you in your endeavors and would love to hear your story.

I'd like to wear HRC's logo when I train and compete. Is that allowed?

Our official Athletes for Equality jerseys are reserved for our official team members. On occasion, the HRC Store features athletic wear.

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