Tenacity, Inc.

                                                                                                
Tenacity, Inc.
38 Everett Street
Boston, MA  02134
Caroline Lane
caroline.lane@comcast.net
508-259-3594 or 617-562-0900
 
 
 
Tenacity is no longer accepting applications for invitational entry into the 2016 Boston Marathon. Official qualified participants who are already entered in the 2016 Boston Marathon that wish to raise funds for Tenacity may still do so using the contact information found above.
 

Founded in 1999, Tenacity, Inc. serves over 5,000 City of Boston students annually with high quality programs that impart the skills and resilience needed for under-served youth to lead productive, successful lives.

The Tenacity Pathway to Post-Secondary Success is comprised of year-round programs serving students aged six through college graduation with academic enrichment, tennis instruction and competition, and other life enhancing experiences. Over 98% of our Middle School Academy graduates earn their high school diploma; 70% of those students pursue post secondary academics.

Funds raised through the B.A.A. Boston Marathon Official Charity Program directly support the free programs Tenacity, Inc. offers City of Boston youth.

 
B.A.A. Moment 3

1966 - Bobbi Gibb

Although not an official entrant, Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. Joining the starting field shortly after the gun had been fired, Gibb finished the race in 3:21:40 to place 126th overall. Gibb again claimed the “unofficial” title in 1967 and 1968.