Monday, January 08, 2007

Run Boston for Charity

Approximately 1,200 runners will represent 21 official charities in the 111th Boston Marathon on April 16, 2007. Over $63 million has been raised by the Boston Marathon Charity Program since 1994.

You can get a bib number by raising funds for one of the 21 charities (click the link below for more info) or donate and support another runner reach his/her pledge goal.

The 21 charities are:

American Stroke Association - Tedy's Team
Good Sports
Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston
Lazarus House, Inc.
Massachusetts Melanoma Foundation
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC)

Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts Chapter
American Liver Foundation, N.E. Chapter - Run for Research
Boston Medical Center
Casa Myrna Vazquez
Children's Hospital Boston - Miles for Miracles, Team Boston
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge
The Greater Boston Food Bank
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mass. Chapter Team in Training
Michael Carter Lisnow Respite Center
Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries, Inc.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Central -NE Chapter - Marathon Strides Against MS
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Inc.
Read Boston
Thompson Island Outward Bound

Contact information, applications and descriptions of each charity can be found on the B.A.A.'s Official Charity page.

Source: BAA