Runner Spotlight: Michael

Michael posing for camera

Long-time runner Michael recently lost his first pup due to cancer and is fundraising for PAWS NY in honor of him! Having completed nine full marathons–five of which were the major ones–Michael will also be competing in the Tokyo Marathon next year!  Learn more about Michael in his Q&A below!  Why did you decide to…

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Runner Spotlight: Jacob

After completing the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon, Jacob fell in love with running and is excited to run the NYC Marathon again this year, in support of PAWS NY. He understands the importance of being able to help an organization by doing something he loves and in 2015, Jacob raised more than $2,000 Trans Lifeline.…

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Runner Spotlight: Gia

As a veterinary student, Gia knows the importance of the human-animal bond and wanted to support PAWS NY by running the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon on November 6! Although Gia is a new runner, she’s found a true connection with running and wants to be a part of future marathons, and we’re happy…

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Runner Spotlight: Nicole

Nicole standing behind the street.

Introducing Nicole, another one of the amazing individuals running the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon on our behalf on November 6! After supporting PAWS NY as a volunteer and realizing the impact it has on the NYC community, Nicole wanted to expand her support a bit more, so she is fundraising on our behalf…

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Runner Spotlight: Bri

Bri and her dog hugging

Running the NYC Marathon is a true feat, so we’re excited to give a shoutout to Bri, who is running this year’s TCS New York City Marathon with her husband Peter! From Fillmore, California, Bri ran her first half marathon in 2007 and she has been hooked on running ever since. Read more about Bri in…

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Runner Spotlight: Shay

A woman with dark hair and sunglasses stands in front of a balloon archway with her dog, a black lab mix. She is wearing a white tank top and black shorts, while the dog has a yellow harness.

PAWS NY is excited to once again have a team running in the TCS New York City Marathon this year—and we want to introduce you to our fabulous runners. First up is Shay from Brooklyn, who is excited to fundraise and run on behalf of PAWS NY in the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon. …

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Runner Spotlight: Amy

A woman (Amy) in running gear and with her hair back, stands posing with a race medal from the NYC Half. She's wearing a grey shirt with the PAWS NY logo.

Long-time volunteer Amy is running her second United Airlines NYC Half to benefit PAWS NY and we’re excited to cheer her on while she (hopefully) beats her previous time! A social worker who lives in Brooklyn with her cat Maya and dog Rosie, Amy is also a fan of karaoke and trivia nights. Learn more…

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Runner Spotlight: Kelley

A woman in a light pink puffy vest and hat, with rainbow sunglasses, takes a selfie and smiles at the camera, with a field covered in snow behind her.

Animal lover Kelley is traveling from her home in Michigan to run the United Airlines NYC Half as part of Team PAWS NY! Having been a runner for the past five years, Kelly completed her first Half Marathon during COVID and is hooked. Learn more about Kelley in her Q&A below, and plan to cheer…

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