Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014
Location: DCR Mother’s Rest at Carson Beach, Boston, MA
Registration: 8 – 9 AM
Program & Activities: 9 AM – 12 PM
Length of Event: 5K Walk
Getting to the event
Shuttles will be available and running back and forth regularly from 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM from the JFK/UMass MBTA station to the walk site. Look for the sign on the shuttle that says “Brain Tumor Walk”.
There will be a designated drop-off/loading area. Look for the sign!
1) 180 Mount Vernon Street, Dorchester, MA 02125.
2) Limited Parking also available at:
UMASS Boston Bayside Expo
200 Mount Vernon Street
Boston MA 02125
Available lots are Lots D and the Bayside Lot (circled in the attached map).
We encourage walkers to car pool and utilize public transportation. Street parking is also available.
Event Day Program
Registration and check-in open at 8:00 AM.
With your free registration, you gain full access to food, beverages and all event activities. In addition, you’ll have access to an online personal fundraising page after the event to continue raising funds all year long. Event T-shirts are given out to Volunteers and Survivors ONLY. Please note that premium event T-shirts will be available onsite for a donation.
Event program starts at 9:00 AM, followed by the walk at approximately 9:30 AM.
New this year! Before the walk begins, we will be holding a memorial where we invite team captains to the stage to share the name of the person they are walking for. Listen for this announcement around 9:15 AM.
This is not a race and participants are not required to walk the full course. Those who wish to remain in the picnic area during the walk are welcome to do so.
Top team and top individual fundraisers will be acknowledged during the closing ceremony.
Rain or shine the event will go on!
Team Gathering Area
The team gathering area is next to the Food Tent. Look for the “Team Gathering Area” sign and locate your team in this area prior to the Walk.
Other places to visit:
Honor & Celebrate Tent
Stop by to sign the Hope & Memory banner and hang your photos.
Event T-shirts and hats will be available for a suggested donation.
Get your team photo taken outside the National Brain Tumor Society tent.
Interested in volunteering for this event? Learn more about volunteer opportunities
All funds raised through these events, allows 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 – Search for your event and register today to help make a difference in the fight against brain tumors.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a registration fee?
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To maximize every dollar raised, we only provide event T-shirts to registered survivors and volunteers. However, we also offer T-shirts for adults and children at each event, in exchange for a donation.