Apr. 8, 2025
6:00 pm  -  6:00 pm ET

Run with the Van Andel Institute Marathon Team!

Join the Van Andel Institute Marathon Team and run a world-renowned race in Berlin, Chicago or New York City!

Van Andel Institute has access to a limited number of complimentary entries to the marathon of your choosing for the BMW Berlin Marathon, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and the TCS New York City Marathon. We have had hundreds of marathon runners participate in these races since 2017. These incredible runners have raised funds to support cancer, Parkinson’s and other disease research, as well as K–12 and graduate education programs at VAI.

2025 Marathons

BMW Berlin Marathon | Sept. 28, 2025

  • $3,000 fundraising minimum

Bank of America Chicago Marathon | Oct. 12, 2025

  • $1,750 fundraising minimum

 TCS New York City Marathon | Nov. 2, 2025

  • $3,000 fundraising minimum

VAI offers a series of exciting benefits to our marathon team members, including:

  • A welcome kit with official VAI Marathon Team gear
  • Complimentary registration to the marathon you choose to run
  • An opportunity for our runners to attend pre- and/or post-race activities
  • Tips on how to successfully fundraise
  • A chance to collaborate with a community of runners passionate about cancer and Parkinson’s research

Questions? Reach out to Linnae Satterlee at [email protected].

Event Details

Venue: Van Andel Institute 333 Bostwick Ave. NE Grand Rapids

Contact Info:

Email: Linnae Satterlee