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Ready to Help Other Kids?

Half Half Half Half Half Marathon September 2020

DURATION

30-60 Minutes

WHERE

The Half Half Half Half Half Marathon is going virtual this September. While we can’t race together this fall, we are bringing the greatest shortest race in Boston (0.826 miles to be exact) to your home.

WHEN

September 26, 2020

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

May need adult support and funds to register.

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

All proceeds go to support 826 Boston's free writing and publishing programs, like this one.

 

DESCRIPTION

Run 0.826 miles for 826 Boston!

Run it. 

Walk it. 

Dance it. 

Hop it.

Read and walk it.

Walk it backwards.

However you participate, your support will benefit 826 Boston in their mission to raise $30,000 to support student writing and publishing in Boston. You'll also be cheering our two dedicated runners raising funds for 826 Boston as they train for the Boston Marathon, thanks to our sponsorship with the John Hancock Marathon Non-Profit Program.


ITEMS NEEDED

Registration Fee of $30.  Tickets are non-refundable.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Participants can win prizes for their feats of endurance!

Most Creative Team Costume

Most Creative Team Name 

Most Creative Way To Cross The Finish Line


NEXT STEPS

Register online!  When you register for $30 or more, you'll get a race bib and tons of karma points. You can also start or join a fundraising team! Teams and individuals who raise the most funds are eligible to win prizes.


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
  1. Register online.
  2. Once you register, here are some things to expect:

    1. Training playlists leading up to the day of the event to help motivate you every tenth of a mile.

      2. Prizes leading up to the day-of awards ceremony. 

      3. An official running bib to print and wear in your own neighborhood on the day of the race. We’ll be sharing your photos and videos across social media, so don’t forget to tag @826Boston.

      4. A digital medal to print and wear when telling all your friends you just completed the 0.826-mile race. After all, this is a very serious event.

Sign up for this activity, add it to your logbook, and more in the Give Back app!