Thompson Island Outward Bound HYBRID 4K Trail Run
Virtual and In-Person September 2021!
The Thompson Island Outward Bound 4K Trail Run is the most unique race in Boston. It takes place on Thompson Island in the Boston Harbor and offers a great opportunity for companies to enjoy a team building activity with their employees, while also supporting the programs Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center offers to Boston’s youth. This year, due to the uncertainty around COVID-19 restrictions we will be holding both a fully virtual and a modified in-person event. Our limited on Island runner spots will be reserved for Team Sponsors, secure yours now!
Virtual Trail Run - Sept 22nd - Sept 29th
On Island Trail Run - Sept 29th and Sept 30th
Our goal with the 4K Trail Run is to provide all sponsors:
TEAM BUILDING You will have multiple opportunities for your employees to participate in fun, engaging virtual activities that bring them together and help build comradery. In addition, the on island event will present sponsoring teams an opportunity to gather a limited number of employees in person to run together and socialize in person!
COMMUNITY RECOGNITION Our goal is to ensure all sponsors receive maximum recognition, from social media shout-outs to inclusion of promotional products in our race swag bags. Companies will have multiple opportunities to have their support recognized to all of our registered runners.
GIVE BACK Covid-19 has affected everyone, but it is not affecting us equally. The children we serve have not been inside a school building since March, and the work we are doing today to address Boston children’s social, emotional, and academic needs is critical. We've set an ambitious goal to reach over 1,000 students this school year, and a race sponsorship will ensure we can continue to serve the needs of Boston’s youth while preserving the more than 200-year legacy of Thompson Island!
SPONSOR A TEAM SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS ONLINE SPONSORSHIP PAYMENT
Individual Runner Registration
Not running with a company? You will still have a chance to join the fun! We have virtual runner spaces available to individuals! For $50 join in the fun with virtual 4K Mapped Runs, a Thompson Island 4K Trail Run T-shirt, and more!
INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION OPENING JULY 2021
Fundraise to Increase Your Impact
Fundraise with your team to win some great incentives and make an even bigger impact on our island!
Encourage and incentivize your employees to participate in the fundraising initiative by pledging a matching challenge. The corporate match will be added to the team’s overall fundraising and go toward the team fundraising incentives. Runners can make a direct impact in the life of a Boston Public School student by conducting their own fundraising campaign. It costs $2,300 for one BPS student to participate in our multi-year Connections program. By committing to raise $2,300 you will ensure a student can visit Thompson Island 12 times during their middle school career.
FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITIES COMING SUMMER 2021
More Information & FAQ's
If you would like more information about how sponsor of the 4K Trail Run, please contact Devon Cooke at [email protected] or 617.830.5125. Click here for a list of FAQ's.