Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge
Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge Team is no longer accepting applications for invitational entry into the 2019 Boston Marathon
Officially qualified participants who are already entered in the 2019 Boston Marathon that wish to raise funds for Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge Team may still do so using the learn more button below.
Help reach the ultimate finish line—a world without cancer—by running the Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), a global leader in adult and pediatric cancer treatment and research. Dana-Farber is acclaimed worldwide for its comprehensive approach to state-of-the-art, compassionate patient care and its “bench to bedside” continuum from laboratory research to novel therapeutics. The Institute is the top ranked hospital for cancer care in New England for the 18th consecutive year, and is the only cancer center in the country ranked in the top four for both adult and pediatric cancer programs.
The Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC) is a team of Boston Marathon invitational and time-qualified runners united by their personal commitment and determination to conquer cancer. Now in its 30th season, DFMC directs all funds raised to the Claudia Adams Barr Program in Innovative Basic Cancer Research, a critical Dana-Farber initiative at the forefront of transformative scientific discovery.
DFMC teammates have a rewarding, memorable experience while supporting a superb, pioneering institution:
- Fundraising made easy and fun
- The best training program around
- DFMC Patient and In-Memory Partner Program
- Marathon Weekend festivities
- Exclusive amenities and commemorative items
- Unsurpassed camaraderie and volunteer support