Thompson Island Outward Bound, Official B.A.A. Charity Partner for the 2020 Boston Marathon!
We are so excited to announce that Thompson Island has been named an official Boston Athletic Association Charity Partner for the 2020 Boston Marathon®! Through this program, Thompson Island Outward Bound has received a limited number of invitational entries to be used for fundraising purposes.
Apply today to become a member of the 2020 Thompson Island Outward Bound Marathon Team!
Race for Thompson Island Outward Bound and you'll be fundraising for Boston Public Middle school students to receive outstanding hands on science learning and leadership development on an island in the middle of the Boston Harbor for free! Believe in educational equity, providing opportunities to Boston youth, or have a connection to Outward Bound's approach to outdoor experiential programming? We may be the perfect team for you!
All Accepted Runners Will Receive the Following
An official bib for the 2020 Boston Marathon®
A personalized fundraising page
A Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center Fundraising Guide, including communication tools, social media templates, and more
Group training and fundraising opportunities, and community building events
Fundraising support and guidance through regular team emails and social media groups, plus milestone updates as you work towards your fundraising goal
Thompson Island Outward Bound race swag and exclusive gifts from our organization and our partners
Monthly team phone calls for added support
Application and Race Requirements
The 2020 Boston Marathon® will be held April 20th, 2020
All accepted runners for the Thompson Island Outward Bound Marathon team must pledge to raise $7,500 to earn their 2020 Boston Marathon® entry
All applicants must submit a $25 non refundable application fee. Applications will not be considered until the application fee is received. Application fee may be paid by completing the form below, or mailing a check to;
Attn: Devon Cooke Thompson Island Outward Bound PO BOX 127 Boston, MA 02127 Please make checks payable to: Thompson Island Outward Bound. Mailed fees and applications must be received by the deadline – not postmarked.
If accepted, runners will need to pay a $200 team fee (which will be credited to fundraising)
All accepted runners will also need to pay the $370 entry fee to the Boston Athletic Association (amount set by B.A.A.)