2023 BOSTON MARATHON
The 127th running of the Boston Marathon will be on April 17, 2023. Through CharityTeams you can apply to run the race by passing the Qualifying standard by running and raising funds for a Charity partner.
Charity programs will open in the fall of 2022. Learn more about each of our non profit teams below. For questions about applying, please go to our contact form.
Need a bib? Pick a charity below from the list.
BYOB - Bring your own bib! Have a bib already into the 2023 Boston Marathon through Qualifying or an Invitational bib? We invite you to be part of the CharityTeams experience. Pick a charity team below and select "Registered runner - I have a bib."
You too can be part of our CharityTeams experience!
Be part of the fun and make your miles meaningful.
Need Entry into the IN-PERSON 2023 Boston Marathon?
Applications for the Charity program will open in the fall of 2022.
Participants in the in-person 2023 Boston Marathon will have the opportunity to purchase registration insurance; additional details will be shared prior to registration in April.
The B.A.A. will continue to update developments related to COVID-19 and will modify the event plan as necessary.
*If you are interested in applying, first visit and read our FAQ's page.
Applications available for the 2023 Boston Marathon will be available in the fall of 2022.
Learn more about the charity by clicking each logo.
26.2 Foundation - Team Inspire
The 26.2 Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1996. Its mission is to promote and support the sport of marathoning, as well as health, wellness and economic development initiatives through strategic investments in innovative, multi-generational programs on local, regional, national and global levels. Currently, the 26.2 Foundation initiatives include the construction of the first woman statue on the Boston Marathon course of Bobbi Gibb and also the planning and construction of the International Marathon Center in Hopkinton.
Boston Scores - Team Boston Scores!
The Esplanade Association is a 100% privately-funded nonprofit organization that works to revitalize and enhance the Charles River Esplanade, sustain its natural green space, and build community in the park by providing educational, cultural, and recreational programs for everyone. Working in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Esplanade Association is dedicated to improving the experiences of the millions of visitors who enjoy Boston’s iconic riverside park.
TB12 Foundation - Team TB12 (Tom Brady)
The TB12 Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping athletes improve longevity, prevent injury and stay on the field, court, track or course doing what they love better and for longer.
Boston Public Library - Team BPL
The Boston Public Library is a facility for all. It serves people of all ages and it is a resource in our community for thousands of students who go to school in Boston. It is a museum, educational facility, event space and sanctuary for those who love to relax, read, connect and learn. There are hundreds of programs each year that are offered to anyone who wants to enjoy them.
Lingzi Foundation - Team Lingzi
Lingzi Lu was a Chinese exchange student at Boston University. She passed away in the marathon bombing. The Lingzi Foundation provides educational opportunities for courageous and ambitious students and supports organizations that recognize those making a positive impact toward building bridges between cultures and communities.
New England Dairy Council - The Milk Squad
For nearly 100 years, the Dairy Council worked in five New England states to celebrate all things dairy—farming, food, nutrition, and wellness. New England Dairy works closely with schools throughout New England to provide breakfast grants for kids in need. Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program created by the National Dairy Council and the National Football League, in collaboration with USDA, that helps today’s youth lead healthier lives.
Bay State Games
For forty years, Bay State Games has produced recreation opportunities in over 30 sports for participants of all ages, physical abilities, and economic backgrounds. These programs reach over five thousand participants each year from across Massachusetts. Non-sport programs include college scholarships, high school and college student mentoring and athletic training education initiatives.
Boston Athletic Academy
The mission of Boston Athletic Academy (BAA) is to educate and train underprivileged student-athletes in an environment that recognizes their culture, language, customs, and most importantly their growth potential as individuals.
The Boys and Girls Club of Boston
Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston works tirelessly to ensure all young people in our community have the opportunity to realize their full potential.
Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts - Team ULEM
The mission of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts is to enable adults in Eastern MA to overcome racial, social barriers, economic inequities, sexual and domestic violence to employment and economic development opportunitie
The Bill Belichick Foundation aims to provide coaching, mentorship, and financial support to individuals, communities, and organizations. Focusing on football and lacrosse, its mission is to bring the values of the Belichick family – a love of sports, coaching and team building – to the athletic leaders of tomorrow.
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation - Team BA
To promote early detection of brain aneurysms by providing knowledge and raising awareness of the signs, symptoms and risk factors. Work with the medical communities to provide support networks for patients and families, as well as to further research that will improve patient outcomes and save lives..