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Run the Boston Marathon for Tufts Medical Center

Interested in running the 128th Boston Marathon® presented by Bank of America with Team Tufts MC?

Please complete our application and a member of our team will be in touch.


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Team Tufts MC

Benefits of Running for Team Tufts MC

We are so grateful to our runners for choosing to run on behalf of Tufts Medical Center. In addition to making a profound impact on our community, members of our team will enjoy a variety of benefits, including:  

Expert Training by Professional Running Coach, Rick Muhr

Team of Running Coaches, including: Personalized Training and Nutritional Guidance  
Scheduled Saturday Morning Team Training Runs 
Individual Personalized Fundraising Page 
Fundraising Tips, Ideas and Support 
Team Tufts MC Branded Running Singlet 
Team Tufts MC Branded Swag 
Scheduled Team Social Outings (as permitted by state & local guidelines) 
Entry To Race Weekend Celebrations (as permitted by state & local guidelines)

Why I Run

Team Tufts MC is comprised of grateful patients and family members, employees and friends of the Medical Center. Each have their own special and unique reason for running with our team.

Learn more about some of our runners and what it means to them to run on behalf of Tufts Medical Center. 


Team Tufts MC infographic - Why I Run


Support Team Tufts MC

Make a gift in support of Team Tufts MC!

We are incredibly grateful to our Team Tufts MC runners and their supporters for the profound impact they have made on our Medical Center community. Since 2013, members of our team have raised more than $3.2 million! This support has helped us to deliver lifesaving and life-changing care to children and adults with complex diseases and injuries, and pursue research that allows us to quickly turn innovative discoveries into pioneering care. 

Make a donation to Team Tufts MC!

Thank you for your support!


FAQs about Team Tufts MC and the Boston Marathon

Can I mail in a check donation?
Offline donations can be mailed or delivered to the following address:

Tufts Medical Center Development Office 
Attn: Team Tufts MC
800 Washington Street, #231
Boston, MA 02111

Checks should be made payable to Tufts Medical Center. Please be sure to include the name of the runner you are supporting in the memo of the check or with a note accompanying the check. Please note: offline donations may take 5-7 business days to be reflected on the runner’s page.

How do I start the matching gift process?
Many companies match charitable gifts made by their employees. Please reach out to your company’s human resources department to learn if your workplace matches gifts to hospitals and how you can request a matching gift. For more information about matching gifts, please contact us at

What is Tufts Medical Center’s Tax Identification Number?

How do I donate to a specific runner?
Donors can donate to a specific runner by:

Giving online by credit card to the runner’s personal fundraising page. Visit and search for the specific runner page you would like to support or use the runner’s specific fundraising page URL. 

Making a check out to Tufts Medical Center.  Include the runners name on the memo line of the check. Once we receive this donation the total will be added to the runners fundraising page as an offline gift. 

Can I still run for Team Tufts MC as a qualified runner?
Yes, qualified runners have a fundraising minimum requirement of $1,500. They will receive our team benefits including, professional coaching, fundraising support and branded swag. If you are a qualified runner interested in joining Team Tufts MC, please email

What are the required fees associated with running the Boston Marathon?
In addition to the required fundraising commitment, all runners are responsible for paying their own Boston Athletic Association race registration fee of $375. Team Tufts MC runners will also pay a $200 team fee upon acceptance to the team. Note: your team fee does not count towards your fundraising commitment.

Do you need to be vaccinated to participate in the 2023 Boston Marathon?
Athletes may be subject to potential proof of negative testing, potential proof of vaccination, and wearing a face mask in designated areas. Please refer to the B.A.A. website and guidelines for additional information.   


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