Registration is now open for the 2018 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai, the nation’s most successful single-day fundraising walk. Scheduled for Sunday, September 23, funds raised from the Walk will support adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at the nation’s premier cancer center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
The Details: The Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk is the only event other than the Boston Marathon® sanctioned by the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) to use the official marathon name and historic 26.2 mile course. Participants can choose from four route options:
Marathon Walk (26.2 miles) from Hopkinton Half Marathon Walk (13.1 miles) from Wellesley 10K Walk (6.2 miles) from Newton 5K Walk (3.1 miles) from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Walkers are treated to refueling stations along the course as well as a celebration at the Copley Square Finish Line, complete with food, music, and a speaking program.
All walkers commit to raise a minimum of $325, except for walkers 12 years old and younger whose fundraising commitment is $125. There is also a Virtual Walker option for those unable to attend the event on September 23, but who still want to support the cause.
To register for the 2018 Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai on Sept. 23, or to support a walker, visit www.JimmyFundWalk.org or call (866) 531-9255. Registration is easy and walkers can enter the promo code NEWS for $5 off.
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