EVERSOURCE EVERYDAY AMAZING RACE
Thank you so much for your support of this year's virtual event! Please enjoy our highlights video and save the date for next year's race scheduled for September 12, 2021!
HOW WILL YOU GET INVOLVED?
ABOUT THE EVERSOURCE EVERYDAY AMAZING RACE
About the Race
Funds raised through the Eversource 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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered many aspects of our daily lives, including the ways in which we access healthcare. At the Mass General Cancer Center, we remain dedicated to the safety of our patients, clinicians and staff as we continue to conduct clinical research and provide lifesaving, necessary cancer care. Philanthropy is more crucial than ever in supporting these efforts and expanding the boundaries of what will be possible tomorrow.
Sunday, September 6 – Sunday, September 13, 2020
This year’s event will be held virtually – more details to come!
DISTANCE: 5K Run, 5K Walk, 100-Yard Kids’ Dash. We will use Strava to document all participant times.
LOCATION: Anywhere! You select your own route.
REGISTRATION FEE: $50 for 5K Run or Walk, $25 for Kids’ Dash
SUGGESTED FUNDRAISING GOALS: $500 per individual
Join or create a team!
Honor or support a loved one in their fight against cancer. Run together with your family and friends to support the Mass General Cancer Center in our journey to provide a better future for patients with cancer. Use the search function to find your team or click here to create a new one.
Sponsor the Eversource Everyday Amazing Race
Become a sponsor today. Click on the sponsorship level below to view sponsorship package details and purchase.
- Up to 20 virtual race entries
- Prominent logo placement or name listing on the race t-shirt, event website and during virtual event
- And more!
- Up to 8 virtual race entries
- Logo placement or name listing on the race t-shirt, event website and during virtual event
- And more!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- How can I sign up?
- Can I create or join a team?
Is there a registration fee?
Yes, there is a registration fee of $50 for an individual participant.
How much do I need to fundraise in order to participate?
We are asking individuals to raise $500. This is a suggested goal 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.
What if I don’t meet the suggested fundraising goal?
Nothing! We appreciate your efforts and any amount you raise will help advance research and care at the Mass General Cancer Center.
Is there a separate fee to participate in the Kids’ Dash?
A $25 fee per child will apply for participation in the Kids' Dash.
How will I participate in the race virtually?
As a virtual participant, you can run or walk your own route anytime and anywhere.
What happens after I register as a virtual participant?
Start training and fundraising! Beginning August 17, all registered participants will be mailed a Race Kit. Please note: Race Kits may take up to 3-5 days for delivery. Participants who register after September 10 may not receive their Race Kit until the week of September 14.
What will be included in the Race Kit?
Lots of information and goodies to help prepare you for Race Week, including your race shirt, finisher's medal, fun items to help our Kids' Dashers enhance their 100-yard sprint and more!
When should I complete my race?
You may complete your race anytime between September 6 and 13 - Race Week!
How will I track my time?
Show us your time! Create a free Strava account, join the Eversource Everyday Amazing Race Club page and post your time during Race Week. More details to come.
What if I need help selecting a 5K route?
Strava can be a great resource in selecting a route based on your starting location. We can help you as well - please contact us!
Will there be prizes?
Yes! Race results and fundraising dollars must be received by 11:00 am on September 13 for inclusion in prize consideration. We will announce the top fundraisers and top finishers at a live streaming event on Sunday, September 13 at 12:00 pm.
Is there an age requirement for the Kids’ Dash?
Yes, the Kids’ Dash is open to all children age 8 and under. There is no minimum age requirement.
I have questions about using my fundraising page or my fundraising dashboard. What can I do?
If you have any questions or need any additional help, please contact us.
My account email and password won't work.
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.
How do I submit an offline donation?
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 "2020 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.
Can I personalize a system generated thank you?
Yes – to send a personalized thank you message to your donors just log in to your account and visit your dashboard.
I made a donation and want to ensure it is credited to the correct runner/walker.
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.
My company will match my gift; how do I start this process?
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.
Can I make a donation anonymously?
Yes, you can choose to be anonymous when completing the online gift form.
Can I make a donation in honor or in memory of someone?
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.
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