2020 Boston Marathon | Metrowest YMCA | MetroWest YMCA


Boston Marathon April 20, 2020


We have currently closed applications for runners to be accepted on to our 2020 Marathon Team. If you are interested in applying to be put on our waiting list, please feel free to complete the application (no need to pay the application fee). Thank you for your interest. 

If you are:

· 18 (or will be on April 20, 2020);

· able to complete the course in 6 hours; and,

· confident that you can beat the $7,500 minimum fundraising goal for the Y programs;

We'd love to hear from you.

Additional requirements include:

· Nonrefundable application fee of $25

If selected you will be responsible for:

  • Boston Marathon registration fee of $370 
  • $100 deposit that will be used toward your fundraising goal
  • Participation in training runs and other activities to connect you to the other MetroWest YMCA charity runners and the community on which you will have your impact
  • Participation in a mandatory team orientation on November 7, 2019

Selected runners will receive:

  • membership to the Marathon Coalition (comprised of more than 20 charity teams) which provides weekly group runs, along with injury prevention and safety training tips
  • training plans, including schedules, nutritional advice and support
  • fundraising guidance and tools
  • a membership to the MetroWest YMCA from selection to June 30, 2020
  • 2020 Boston Marathon singlet and opportunities to earn Y swag  

We will select runners on an ongoing basis. Once you complete the application and submit the $25 application fee, your application will be reviewed. If you are selected for an interview to further discuss your application and potential spot on the team, you will hear from a Y representative. 

Please contact Amy Miller at amiller@metrowestymca.org or 508.879.4420 ext. 253 with questions or for additional information.


2020 Application

Click here for the 2020 MetroWest YMCA Boston Marathon Charity Bib Application