Allied Services named an official charity partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, set for Sunday, Nov. 6

For Abington Journal | March 14th, 2016 3:37 pm

SCRANTON — Allied Services Integrated Health System was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon.

Approximately 340 official charity partners will be part of the race, which will take place on Sunday, Nov. 6.

Allied Services is a provider of post-acute healthcare and human services for children and adults with disabilities and life-changing injuries. The partnership with the TCS New York City Marathon and the fundraising activities of Allied Services’ runners over the past six years has enabled the non-profit to invest in life-changing rehab technology and therapy programs that are improving quality of life for individuals and families in the region. This year, Allied Services’ team of 50 runners will draw on the campaign’s motto, “Inspiring Fitness, Challenging Disability, Changing Lives.”

The 2016 TCS New York City Marathon will feature a talented American and international professional athlete field, charity runners, and thousands of runners of all ages and abilities. More than 10,000 volunteers help to support participants across the 26.2-mile race route, which touches each of New York City’s five boroughs, and is lined with more than one million neighbors and guests.

The 2016 TCS New York City Marathon will be broadcast live locally on WABC-TV, Channel 7, and nationally on ESPN2.

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Information provided by Allied Services.