Event Details: Boston Brain Tumor Ride

Sunday, May 20, 2018, 200 West St, Waltham, MA


Date: May 20, 2018
Location: 200 West St, Waltham, MA
Registration: 7:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Program: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Rain or shine the event will go on!

Routes & Maps:

7:30 AM – *Metric Ride*
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8:30 AM – *40 mile *
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9:00 AM – *25 mile *
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10:00 AM – *10 mile *
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Event Day 
Registration fees include an event T-shirt (for pre-registered participants only), and refreshments.
There will be an opportunity for a survivor photo during the closing ceremonies.
Top team and top individual fundraisers will be acknowledged during the closing ceremony.

Tot Ride – 
Starts at 10:30AM.
All participants must …
be aged 5 and under
wear a helmet
be accompanied by an adult
have a signed waiver
Participation medals will be awarded to all

Volunteer Duties
Check out the volunteer shifts and pick one which may be a match for you. Volunteers are essential to our events and we appreciate your time!

Packet Pick-Up

What: Pick up your packet early and stay for refreshments with staff, volunteers, and other participants.

Where: 200 West St, Waltham, MA (Ride site)

When: Saturday, May 20, 2017, 4:00 – 6:00PM

Directions & Parking

View Larger MapGoogle Maps – Enter your starting point for driving directions. Parking is onsite and plentiful. When you arrive at 200 West Street, volunteers will be available to direct vehicles.

Hotel Information
Embassy Suites in Waltham is offering a discounted rate for anyone looking for a hotel for this event. Book before April 19th to lock in the rate! (Note: limited rooms available which will be filled on a first come, first served basis)

Book online or by calling 781-890-6767

Embassy Suites

550 Winter Street

Waltham, MA

All funds raised through these events, allow the National Brain Tumor Society to advance research and public policy to improve the lives of all those living with a brain tumor, as well as anyone who will be diagnosed tomorrow. Our mission is to find a cure for brain tumors.

Bike Rentals & More!

Urban Adventours is the Official Rental Sponsor of the Boston Brain Tumor Ride!  Check out these great deals offered to our riders:

  • 15% off hybrid and road bike rentals
  • 10% off pre-ride tune-ups Thursday, May 11th – Saturday, May 20th
  • 50% off bike assembly and bike disassembly (shipping cost not included)

For all inquiries or to make a reservation, please call 617-670-0637 or email info@urbanadventours.com.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a registration fee?

Fees for the Boston Brain Tumor Ride are $25 for adults and $10 for youth 17 and under prior to online registration closing – $50/$35 thereafter. Upon registration, you will receive a personal fundraising page and useful online tools to help you jumpstart your efforts. Even after the event is over, you will still have access to your personal fundraising page, allowing you to maximize your impact in the fight against brain tumors. Adult participants are required to raise $500 by July 31 at 12:00 PM (noon). If you are a registered PMC Rider your minimum fundraising requirement is $250. Youth participants must raise $100. Registration fees are included in fundraising totals. If a rider has not raised the minimum amount by the day of the Ride, the balance due will be charged to your credit card on July 31.

Am I required to fundraise a minimum amount?

Adult participants in the Boston Brain Tumor Ride are required to raise $500 and youth are required to raise $100 up to 2 months post event. More details can be found on the event website.**Are you participating in the Pan Mass Challenge? Send us your PMC registration form and your fundraising dollars are reduced to $250.

Where do Brain Tumor Events funds go?

Proceeds from the event support research to find a cure for brain tumors, public policy advocacy, and patient information to make sure the critical needs of the brain tumor community are met, through the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS).
Learn more.

Do I need to register my children?

Children ages 6-17 are required to register. Children ages 5 and under do not need to register for this event.

I plan to participate to support one of my friends and their team. Do I still have to register?

If you are riding you must register to participate. If you plan to attend as a cheering section, you do not need to register. Registration is open the day of the event.

Can I participate and volunteer?

Yes! If you plan to ride and volunteer, please register as a Rider FIRST, and then email your contact information to us.

What are Matching Gift Programs?

Many employers have matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. Ask your employer or HR department for more information. Generally, you will be asked to complete and submit a form to NBTS for approval. This form can be sent to the address below.

To whom do I make checks payable?

All checks can be made payable to the National Brain Tumor Society. If you wish to support a Ride participant, please complete this form and send to:National Brain Tumor Society
[Event Name]
55 Chapel Street, Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458

Are pets allowed at the event?

Pet policies vary, and are based on the rules of each venue. If pets are permitted at the venue, please keep your pets on a leash at all times. And, if your pet does not do well in large crowds, please consider leaving them at home. Please do not leave your pet in your car during the event.

Will I receive an event t-shirt?

All registered participants, volunteers, and survivors receive a t-shirt.

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