Date: Sunday, October 25, 2015
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!
**Note: Due to construction at UMass, parking is different than in past years, so please read below for specific details. A shuttle will be available to transport walk participants from the parking lots to the site**
1) 180 Mount Vernon Street, Dorchester, MA 02125.
** Very limited parking will be available at this location as the majority will be reserved for handicapped participants and volunteers.
2) Santander Bank, 2 Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester, MA 02125
3) John McCormack School, 315 Mt. Vernon St, Dorchester, MA 02125
4) Boston Globe Building, 135 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125
We strongly 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 $25 registration fee, 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 Participants, Volunteers and Survivors.
Event program starts at 9:00 AM, followed by the walk at approximately 9:30 AM.
Team Captain Memorial: 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!
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.
Is there a registration fee?
55 Chapel Street, Suite 200
Newton, MA 02458
All registered participants, volunteers, and survivors receive a t-shirt.