Boston Marathon®

Monday, September 14, 2020

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester is an official charity of the 2020 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 2020 Boston Marathon® are closed!


When looking for runners, we seek those 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:

While our fundraising minimum is $7,500 per runner, we will give strong consideration to applicants who commit to exceeding the minimum.


  • $150 Administrative Fee paid upon team acceptance
  • $370 Race Registration Fee paid directly to Boston Athletic Association at a later date

As a member of Team BGCD, you will receive:

  • Official entry into the 2020 Boston Marathon
  • Personalized fundraising support and guidance
  • Team BGCD swag and official race singlet
  • Invaluable team spirit and volunteer support
  • Opportunities for Team BGCD runners to stay connected with team members and Club initiatives post-race
  • Invitation to team kickoff event and race weekend festivities
  • Personalized training plan with Team BGCD official running coach, John Furey
  • And more!