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Official Charity Program

The Official Charity Program provides runners with the chance to make their participation mean a little bit more, as they help improve the lives of women and children in our area.

As the first all-women’s sporting event in New England, we believe in our philanthropic responsibility to support the communities of women which have supported us for more than 40 years. Through our Official Charity Program, we’ve selected a few groups to receive guaranteed entries into the race that they can use for fundraising purposes.

For information in joining our 2020 Charity Program, please reach out to

2020 Groups

Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber’s Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers tailors to the unique needs of women, providing state-of-the-art individualized treatment for patients facing breast and gynecologic cancers.

Dream Big!

Helping girls and young women from low‑income situations achieve their dreams by providing equipment, sports attire, program fees and leadership training for participation in sports and physical activities.

Girls at Work

Empower girls with the tools to overcome adversity and build confidence to face current and future life challenges. Its vision is a world where every girl feels confident and capable.

Stride for Stride

Providing everyone an equal opportunity to run by purchasing race bibs for runners who are financially unable to do so. There’s no reason why money should prevent runners from getting to the starting line.