Event Details: Race For Hope Philadelphia

Saturday, October 10, 2020, Virtually Broadcasting from Philadelphia, PA



Date: Saturday October 10, 2020
Location: Broadcasting Virtual from Facebook.
Length: Walk, Run, Ride, Jump or Skip any distance of your choosing!  Document your efforts and share them with the #race4hopephilly
Virtual Program Starts: 10:00 AM
Remembrance Ceremony: 10:30/ 10:45AM (immediately following the close of the 10am program)



All participants who register for the event, will receive a National Brain Tumor Society T-Shirt.  Please note t-shirts will be mailed after the event.  Please confirm in your participant center profile that your mailing address is correct.


Virtual ‘Honor and Celebrate’ Tribute

Since we cannot gather in person this year to sign our Honor and Celebrate Wall, you can submit photos and messages of remembrance or celebration to abrennan@braintumor.org by October 3rd to be included in a ‘Virtual Honor and Celebrate Tribute’.


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.
Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a registration fee?

Yes.  See fee schedule below:
January – 30 days out: (Adult Runner @ $35, Youth Runner @ $10, Adult Walker @ $25, Youth Walker @ Free)
30 days – packet pick up:  (Adult Runner @ $40, Youth Runner @ $10, Adult Walker @ $30, Youth Walker @ Free)
 Packet Pick and Race Day: (Adult Runner @ $50, Youth Runner @ $15, Adult Walker @ $40, Youth Walker @ Free)

Am I required to fundraise a minimum amount?

Adults are encouraged to raise a minimum of $200 or more to help fund the discovery of a cure and better treatments for brain tumors.

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?

No, children 17 and younger do not need to register or pay a fee to attend the event if they are walking.   However, we strongly encourage you to register your children ahead of time so that we can anticipate their attendance and secure their commemorative t-shirt.

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

If you are walking, running or riding you must register to participate.

Can I walk and volunteer?

Yes! If you plan to walk and volunteer, please register as a Walker FIRST, and then email your contact information to your event director, Theresa Milanese – tmilanese@braintumor.org.

Please note, Volunteers are not automatically considered registered
participants unless they complete the process above.

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 below address.

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 Walk 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, but please only bring your pet if they are comfortable in large, loud crowds.  Please also clean up after your pet at the event site and on the event route.

Will I receive an event t-shirt?

Pre-registered participants are guaranteed a shirt.   Please note, shirt orders are placed a month in advance of the event, so we ask that you register early in order to ensure we have shirts for everyone on event day.

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