Sunday October 8th, 2017
Distance: Half Marathon
Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund have partnered with the B.A.A. in the Half Marathon for 13 years as the race’s presenting sponsor. Through this relationship, team members have collectively raised more than $5 million to support groundbreaking cancer research, and enabled Dana-Farber scientists and clinicians to positively impact the lives of cancer patients around the world.
Dana-Farber runners often participate in honor or memory of a family member, friend, or colleague who has been touched by cancer. There are also many inspiring teammates who have been diagnosed themselves, and choose to run as a way to take physical action in the fight against cancer. Dana-Farber patients and their families also take part to provide incredible inspiration, and motivate runners to race toward the ultimate finish line: a world without cancer.