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. More information on how to join their teams coming soon.

2019 Groups


A free physical activity program that empowers school communities to improve their children physically, mentally and socially through the power of movement.

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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.

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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.

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