Event Details: Boston Brain Tumor Ride

Cycling to turn progress into promise

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

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Date: May 19, 2019
Location: 200 West St, Waltham, MA
Registration: 7:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Program: 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Rain or shine the event will go on!

Routes & Maps:

7:30 AM – *Metric Ride -62 mile*
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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 (guaranteed for pre-registered participants), 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 5 and under
  • Wear a helmet
  • Be accompanied by an adult
  • Sign a waiver ( available at the event)
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!

Directions & Parking

Google 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.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a registration fee?

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, Adult PMC participants are required to raise $250 by July 1st at 12:00 PM (noon).

Registration fees are included in fundraising totals but additional signage is not.

Am I required to fundraise a minimum amount?

Yes, adult participants in the Boston Brain Tumor Ride are required to raise $500 and adult PMC participants $250 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 commitment is 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 and will be charged $25 to participate. Children ages 5 and under do not need to register for this event and are free.

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 supporter you do not need to register but we would love it if you volunteered! 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:

2018 Boston Brain Tumor Ride
National Brain Tumor Society
55 Chapel Street, Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458

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?

Pets are permitted at the venue, but please keep your pets on a leash at all times. 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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