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EVERYDAY AMAZING RACE

At the Mass General Cancer Center, we’re dedicated to creating a brighter future for patients with cancer and their families. Please support our efforts by joining us for our first annual Everyday Amazing Race on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Please note that we have reached the limit for participants in the 5K run. We encourage you to register for the 2K walk or 100-yard kids' dash in support of the Mass General Cancer Center!

HOW WILL YOU GET INVOLVED?

ABOUT THE EVERYDAY AMAZING RACE

  • About the Race

    The Everyday Amazing Race will take place along the Charles River in Boston, beginning and ending at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade. Registration begins at 8:00 am on Sunday, September 10, followed by staggered race start times at 9:00 am. A pancake breakfast, hosted by Four Seasons Hotel Boston, as well as closing remarks and announcement of fundraising prizes will conclude the morning’s activities! Prizes will go to our top three fundraisers and include stays at Four Seasons Hotel properties in Boston, New York and San Francisco.
    Prizes will be awarded based on fundraising totals as of 9 am on September 10. Any offline donations must be received by the MGH Development Office by September 6.

  • Event Details

    DATE: Sunday, September 10, 2017, 8:00 AM
    LOCATION: Charles River Esplanade, Boston
    DISTANCE: 2K Walk, 5K Run*, 100-Yard Kids’ Dash
    REGISTRATION FEE: $50 for individuals; $100 for families
    CAPACITY: 300 runners, unlimited walkers
    SUGGESTED FUNDRAISING GOALS: $500 per individual, $1,000 per family
    *Please note that we have reached the limit for participants in the 5K run. We encourage you to register for the 2K walk or 100-yard kids’ dash in support of the Mass General Cancer Center!

REGISTER FOR THE EVERYDAY AMAZING RACE

Getting started is easy, just pick the type of registration you’d like, select the quantity you want and click “Register.”
You can also join a team or create a team.

Already registered for the Everyday Amazing Race? Access your account here.

Volunteer Opportunities

You can help lead fundraising efforts for the Everyday Amazing Race by joining a volunteer committee. Responsibilities include:

• Participating in the event and meeting the $1,000 fundraising goal
• Attending at least two committee meetings (by phone or in person)
• Securing at least one corporate sponsor through your personal/professional network
• Recruiting participants and helping to publicize the event as well as the Mass General Cancer Center

For more on volunteer opportunities, please contact Tara Henry at 617-643-5774 or thenry2@partners.org.

Become a Sponsor

Funds raised through the Everyday Amazing Race support the Mass General Cancer Center, a leader in personalized medicine, early-detection technologies and innovative supportive care. Discoveries made at Mass General benefit cancer patients worldwide.

Become a sponsor today. Click on the sponsorship level below to view sponsorship package details and purchase.

To learn more about sponsorship levels and benefits, please contact Tara Henry at 617-643-5774 or thenry2@partners.org.

Event Details

Please support our efforts by joining us for our first annual Everyday Amazing Race on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Questions about the Everyday Amazing Race?
Contact Keith Erickson or Alley Fall at everydayamazingrace@partners.org or 617.726.2200.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • You can sign up for the 2017 Everyday Amazing Race by registering on this page. Please contact us if you are having problems registering.
  • Yes, you can create a new team or join an existing team when you register. If you have any questions about creating or joining a team, please contact us.
  • Yes, there is a registration fee of $50 for an individual participant and $100 for a family.
  • We are asking individuals to raise $500 and families to raise $1,000. These are suggested goals but participants will be able to set their own goals while setting up their fundraising pages. If you have any questions about fundraising, please contact us.
  • Nothing! We appreciate your efforts and any amount you raise will help advance research and care at the Mass General Cancer Center.
  • The Kids’ Dash is offered as part of the family registration, with no additional fee required beyond the $100 family registration fee. If a family is participating in the Kids’ Dash only, a $25 fee per child will apply.
  • Yes, the Kids’ Dash is open to all children age 8 and under. There is no minimum age requirement.
  • Strollers may be used in the 2K Walk only. They are not permitted in the 5K Run or Kids’ Dash.
  • If you have any questions or need any additional help, please contact us.
  • There are a variety of parking options in the Mass General Hospital and Hatch Shell areas. Parking will not be validated. Participants are encouraged to take public transportation. The Esplanade is a .5 mile walk from the Charles/MGH T station on the red line.
  • Yes, you can register onsite and continue fundraising after the completion of the event.
  • Please complete the recover password form and your information will be emailed to you. If you are having problems recovering your user name, please contact us.
  • We encourage all participants to solicit donations via their web pages for the fastest donation processing and most up to date totals. In the case of offline gifts, checks should be made payable to “Mass General Cancer Center” with "2017 Everyday Amazing Race" and the participant’s name in the memo field. Please mail offline gifts to: Keith Erickson/EAR Gifts Mass General Development Office, 125 Nashua Street, Suite 540, Boston, MA 02114. If you have question about offline donations, please contact us.
  • Yes – to send a personalized thank you message to your donors just log in to your account and visit your dashboard.
  • You must visit the participant’s page directly or use the drop-down menu to locate the participant’s page to make a gift in support of a specific runner/walker. Any gift made on the participant’s personal fundraising page will be credited to that person. The gift should appear immediately. If you have any issues with a gift appearing on the participant’s page, please contact us.
  • Many companies match charitable gifts made by their employees, retirees and directors. Please consult your company’s human resources department to learn if your workplace matches gifts to hospitals and how you can request a matching gift. Your company will contact Mass General directly to confirm your gift. For more information about matching gifts, please contact us.
  • Yes, you can choose to be anonymous when completing the online gift form.
  • Yes. After selecting a donation amount, please check the box next to "I am making this gift in honor or memory of somebody" and fill out the tribute type and name.