2023 Boston Marathon®

Monday, April 17, 2023
Add to Calendar04/17/2023 00:00America/New_York2023 Boston Marathon®Boston, MA
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Run the 2023 Boston Marathon® with Team JAF and become part of a community of dedicated and inspired athletes committed to raising funds to help provide assistance to patients of all ages throughout New England who are experiencing financial barriers as a result of a cancer diagnosis.

The Joe Andruzzi Foundation (JAF) is proud to be an official Partner of John Hancock in the Marathon Non-Profit Program. The Non-Profit Program provides over 1000 Boston Marathon® bibs to select non-profit organizations throughout the community. The John Hancock Marathon Non-Profit Program provides organizations with a significant fundraising opportunity and JAF is so grateful to once again be one of their chosen charities!

Team JAF is currently recruiting charity runners and those who received entries through qualification or outside invitations 2023 Boston Marathon®. All fundraising by Team JAF runners directly supports the Foundation’s mission.

Fundraising requirements:

Charity number – Pledge to raise a minimum of $10,000

Qualified and Invitational runner – Pledge to exceed $2,000


Before applying, please review our team’s Terms & Conditions  – Here


All Team JAF Boston Marathon®members will receive: 

  • Ability to run the in-person Boston Marathon® race on Monday, April 17,2023
  • Invitation to attend Team JAF Marathon events- TBD
  • Personalized fundraising page
  • Fundraising support and guidance
  • Weekly correspondence from the Foundation – including inspirational communication about our mission and the patients/families we serve
  • Access to a private Team JAF Facebook page – for corresponding with other team members and JAF Staff
  • Access to an experienced Boston Marathon® running coach and community (CharityTeams)
    • Training plans
    • Organized weekly group long runs on the Boston Marathon® course (providing COVID guidelines)
    • Weekly correspondence with nutrition advice, injury prevention and training tips and tricks
    • Access to a community of Boston Marathon® veterans
    • Assistance with Marathon weekend logistics
    • Team JAF Race singlet
    • Additional Team JAF Swag


Please note: The B.A.A. encourages all participants to be fully up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations prior to participating in the 127th Boston Marathon©. At this time, proof of vaccination will not be required for participation in the 2023 Boston Marathon®. However, all participants are expected to follow B.A.A. protocols and procedures related to COVID-19 mitigation and public health including, but not limited to, potential proof of negative testing, potential proof of vaccination, and wearing a face mask in designated areas. B.A.A. COVID-19 mitigation efforts are subject to change and will be guided by policies and procedures established by the CDC, state, and local public health officials in the lead up to April’s event.

The Joe Andruzzi Foundation will observe all the health and safety regulations and protocols set forth by the race directors and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

For questions, please contact Gillian O’Brien, JAF’s Senior Manager of Events, at gillian@joeandruzzifoundation.org.

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