Alicia Keys Runs New York Marathon for Keep a Child Alive

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Alicia Keys was spotted running the New York Marathon Sunday, November 1 in honor of her own charitable organization!

According to PEOPLE, Alicia ran with over 50,000 runners, finishing the 26.2 miles in 5:50:52 at 3:42 p.m. The singer ran the marathon in honor of her charity, Keep a Child Alive, which brings AIDS medication to disadvantaged children and families in Africa. She shared her happy moment for fans on Instagram, stating in the caption, “Wow!!!! What a day!!! We did it!!!! One foot in front of the other was my mantra! The LOVE that was out in NYC TODAY was OUTRAGEOUS!!!!!!! Thank you for every scream, every cheer, every piece of good energy you sent my way!!! You helped me so much today!!”

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Kudos to Alicia for finishing the marathon for her organization!

Image via Michael Stewart/Getty / Instagram

 

25 comments

  1. I think it’s awesome that celebrities like Alicia Keys are doing these for a cause. It’s nice to see them use their reputation and following to help those in need.

  2. My daughter was in the sub elite and was waiting to run in the VIP tent and Alicia was in there along with so many other celebrities – I am glad the celebrities are raising money for great causes. My daughter ran and qualified on time – she had a friend that had to raise 5000 and didn’t so she had to come o up with the difference for the charity. I hope all the money really is going to these charities because it costs a lot to just enter

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