Boston Marathon®

Monday, April 15, 2019

The Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester is an official charity of the 2019 Boston Marathon Charity Program.


If you would prefer to submit an application via mail please download our pdf version here and mail to 1135 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125 or email to Patty Lamb at

Team BGCD Applications for the 2019 Boston Marathon® have closed.


  • The entry must be used by the person receiving it. It may not be transferred, sold or auctioned to another person.
  • The runner must properly prepare to finish the Marathon within six hours.
  • The runner must abide by all rules and regulations regarding the Boston Marathon.
  • Valid credit card information will be collected from all participating runners when team selection is finalized. Team BGCD reserves the right to charge the credit card for an unmet fundraising balance.
  • The runner must agree to wear the Team BGCD running shirt while participating in the Boston Marathon.

We seek runners who are committed to supporting the youth of Dorchester. We prefer applicants who closely connect with our mission and are capable of exceeding our fundraising goals.

Fundraising Requirements:

  • $7,500 minimum for Charity Runners
  • $1,000 for Registered/Qualified Runners


  • $150 Administrative Fee paid upon team acceptance
  • $365 Race Registration Fee paid directly to Boston Athletic Association in January