2021 Boston Marathon®

The Team End ALZ program began in 2001 when a few dedicated athletes participated in the Boston Marathon® on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association. Since then, the program has raised over $8M, with the 2020 Boston Marathon Team raising over $400,000.

Team End ALZ is comprised of charity runners, time-qualified runners, and runners who received an invitational entry on their own. Funds raised by Team End ALZ runners directly supports our mission.

Registered for the 2021 Virtual Boston Marathon? Join Team End ALZ!

Benefits include:

  • No fundraising minimum
  • Preferred consideration to run the historic Boston Marathon in person as a member of the 2022 Team End ALZ 
  • Team End ALZ New Balance singlet
  • A personal fundraising page and fundraising coach 
  • Access to training programs and running coach
  • Opportunity to receive limited edition Team End ALZ 2021 Virtual Boston Marathoner long sleeve T-shirt
  • Team training runs (subject to change based on State and CDC guidelines)
Runner requirements:
  • $20 Registration Fee(tax deductible, credited towards your fundraising total)
  • Individuals must have a confirmed Virtual Boston Marathon entry to join
Registration opening soon! Check back for more details!

Charity Bib Applications

The application period for a charity bib for the 2021 Boston Marathon® has been postponed until further notice. Please refer to the statement released from the Boston Athletic Association on September 3rd for the latest 2021 marathon details.

To be added to our 2021 Boston Marathon application notification list, click here.

Click here for details on the application process and requirements.

Do you have a Boston Qualified entry or your own entry from another source?
If so, contact Marissa Bresnahan at mbresnahan@alz.org.

Be part of the excitement

Join the official Alzheimer's Association cheering crew and help us get loud for Team End ALZ runners! Add your name to the list and we'll send you details on how to participate. Purple cowbells and pom poms for all!

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Partner of the John Hancock Non-Profit Program

We are proud to be an official Partner of John Hancock in the Marathon Non-Profit Program, which provides over 1,000 Boston Marathon® entries to select non-profit organizations throughout the community. Last year, John Hancock Non-Profit Runners raised over $14M for their causes.

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Requirements for runners using a charity race entry provided by the Alzheimer’s Association:
  • $50 application fee
  • $10,000 required fundraising minimum
  • $375 race entry fee (amount set by the B.A.A.)
Requirements for time-qualified runners or those who have their own race entry:
  • $50 application fee – waived
  • $3,000 suggested fundraising minimum


All Team End ALZ Members Receive:
  • A personal fundraising page
  • A fundraising coach to provide helpful fundraising tips and tools
  • Professional coach to create personalized training programs and provide weekly training tips
  • Weekly group runs on Saturdays on the marathon course itself
  • Team Kick-Off (mandatory attendance required)
  • Team End ALZ New Balance running singlet
  • Fundraising recognition incentives
  • Team End ALZ Banquet on race weekend
  • Private bus transportation to Hopkinton on race day
  • Pre-Race light breakfast and bag drop
  • Post-Race celebration with refreshments, showers, family meeting point and pictures at hotel near the finish line.
  • Team gear and more!


Contact Marissa Bresnahan, Team End ALZ Manager, at mbresnahan@alz.org

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