Run the 2021 Boston Marathon® for Team Big Heart!
The Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation is proud to be an official charity partner for the 2021 Boston Marathon to be held virtually from October 8-10, 2021 and in person on Monday, October 11, 2021. We are currently accepting applications for Non-Profit Partner Runners, Qualified Runners and virtual runners. Accepted Non-Profit Partner Runners will receive their number through the John Hancock 2021 Boston Marathon Non-Profit Program to represent Team Big Heart.
YOU CAN BE PART OF TEAM BIG HEART TWO WAYS:
1. In person event on Monday, October 11, 2021 - Fundraising commitment $10,000. Registered qualified runners with their own bib are also encouraged to join our team.
Fill out the application below.
2. Virtual event from October 8-10, 2021 - Fundraising commitment $500. All virtual runners must complete the virtual marathon within a 24-hour period.
Read more HERE.
A. Register through the Athlete's Village on the BAA website.
B. Fill out our application for our team below.
Official 2021 Boston Marathon
Non-Profit Program Fundraising Partner
FEES UPON ACCEPTANCE TO THE TEAM:
$100 Administrative Fee paid upon acceptance; $395 BAA Registration Fee paid directly to BAA by June 30, 2021.
The person receiving the entry bib must be the sole person who utilizes the number. It may not be transferred, sold or auctioned to another person.
The runner must abide by all rules and regulations regarding the BAA Boston Marathon.
When selection to Team Big Heart has been finalized, valid credit card information will be collected fom all participating runners. In the event that the runner does not meet the fundraising requirement, The Joseph Middlemiss Big Heart Foundation reserves the right to charge the runners credit card.
The runner must agree to wear the Team Big Heart team running shirt while participating in the Marathon.
WHAT YOU RECEIVE FOR RUNNING ON OUR TEAM AND SUPPORTING OUR MISSION:
All Non-Profit Partner runners will receive an official bib into the 2021 125th Boston Marathon.
Full and personalized 20-week training plan for every level of running with organized group runs throughout the season through CharityTeams.com.
Runners will receive a personal fundraising page and fundraising support.
Organized point to point long runs on the course with aid station support.
Kickoff meeting and pre-race gathering providing COVID guidelines permit.
Official Team running singlet to wear race day.
Race week festivities (If COVID permits).
Unsurpassed team spirit, team organization and runner support.
A positive life changing experience and memorable journey of running the 2021 Boston Marathon with Team Big Heart.
B.A.A. Covid Guidelines for the race continue to evolve. Please stay up to date. Here is the latest as of March 29, 2021.
Participants in the in-person 2021 Boston Marathon will have the opportunity to purchase registration insurance; additional details will be shared prior to registration in April.
Registration insurance will not be offered to the VIRTUAL 125th Boston Marathon.
Participants in the in-person race may be expected to produce up to two negative COVID-19 tests prior to Monday, October 11, regardless of vaccination status.
Official entrants will receive more information in the coming months on testing timelines and requirements.
All participants are expected to follow federal and state travel guidelines, including any and all pre-travel testing requirements and quarantine requirements that are in place at the time of the 125th Boston Marathon.
The B.A.A. will continue to follow the science and all developments related to COVID-19 and will modify the event plan as necessary.
TEAM BIG HEART IS MANAGED BY: