The Mass General Boston Marathon Program has two teams running in support of pediatric cancer care & research and emergency preparedness programs.

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Applications Closed

Thank you for your interest in being a part of the Mass General Boston Marathon Program! We have been overwhelmed by the number of strong applicants we received this year. The application process is now closed. If you have already applied for the team, please note that our committees will be continuing to review applications over the next couple of weeks. You will be contacted regarding the status of your application by November 14, 2014.

Mass General & Boston – Together We Finish

The Mass General Marathon Program is fielding two teams with two great causes in the 2015 Boston Marathon®. The Emergency Response and Pediatric Cancer Teams are running to provide much needed support for cancer care and research, and emergency preparedness programs that help us respond to any emergency.

Our Partners

Mass General is proud to partner with John Hancock Financial Services as it prepares for the 2015 Boston Marathon© with the funds raised benefiting pediatric cancer care and emergency preparedness programs at Mass General.


Stories about how Mass General responded to the bombings at the finish line in 2013, the Marathon Team’s impact over the years, and a message from team captain Dr. Howard Weinstein.

Training Tips

Learn how to prepare for the 2015 Boston Marathon® with training tips on topics including:

  • Nutrition
  • Cold weather running
  • Injury prevention and recovery


Answers to questions about running the 2015 Boston Marathon© with the Mass General Team:

  • Submitting offline donations
  • Gift matching
  • Becoming a team captain