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Charitable Walks

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Overview

Boston College's Charitable walk campaign marches on this year as we continue to incorporate BC's mission of being "men and women for others" into our HEALTHY YOU program.

Join fellow BC employees in a walk for one of the following great causes! To join a team, please contact a Team Leader listed below. They will assist you with the registration process.  All participants will receive a complimentary BC t-shirt. T-shirts will be distributed by Team Leaders on the day of the walk. Please note that any registration fees and/or fundraising requirements are to be incurred by participants.

We are still looking for Team Leaders for a few of the walks. If you are interested in being the Team Leader, please contact Suzanne Lawler at suzanne.lawler.2@bc.edu Team Leaders function as the point person for their walk, under the team name "Boston College HEALTHY YOU team.” In addition to receiving a complimentary BC t-shirt, Team Leaders will also receive a BC baseball cap.

While steps will only be counted towards the WAC competition from charitable walks that fall between Oct-Nov and Apr-May, all participants receive the benefit of getting exercise and walking for a good cause!


 

Upcoming Charitable Walks

Employees are encouraged to participate and invited to volunteer to lead a BC team in local charitable walks. To volunteer as a team leader contact Healthy You at 617-552-3336 and we will supply your team with BC t-shirts. Please note that any registration fees and/or fundraising requirements will be paid by participants.

Check back often on the Healthy You website for updates. Also, please call us if you know of a charitable walk that we don't have listed!


 

Fall Semester

Boston Heart Walk
Saturday, September 9, 2017 | DCR Hatch Shell, Boston, MA
http://www2.heart.org/site/TR/HeartWalk/FDA-FoundersAffiliate?pg=entry&fr_id=2320

Brian Honan 5K Run/Walk Road Race
Sunday, September 24, 2017 | Allston/Brighton, MA
To join the BC team contact Stephen Montgomery.
BC Employees should use promo code "BC" to waive the registration fee.
http://www.brianhonan.org/road-race/

Making Strides of Boston
Sunday, October 1, 2017 | DCR Hatch Shell, Boston, MA
http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/MakingStridesAgainstBreastCancer/MSABCCY17NE?pg=entry&fr_id=84793

Welles Remy Crowther Red Bandanna 5K
Saturday, October 14, 2017 | Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
/offices/service/welles5k.html

Boston Walk to Defeat ALS
Saturday, October 21, 2017 | Carson Beach, South Boston, MA
http://web.alsa.org/site/TR?fr_id=12585&pg=entry#.WXJGPIhuKUk

 

Spring & Summer Semesters (subject to change)

BC Race to Educate
Saturday, April 2018 (date TBA) | Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
http://bcracetoeducate.com

Project Bread’s Walk for Hunger & 5K Run 
Sunday, May 2018 (date TBA) | Boston Common, Boston, MA
www.projectbread.org/walk-for-hunger

El Pélon Reservoir 5K
Saturday, May 2018 (date TBA) | Chestnut Hill Reservoir, Chestnut Hill, MA
http://www.bostonroadrunners.org/event/reservoir-5k/

AIDS Walk and Run Boston
Sunday, June 2018 (date TBA) | Hatch Memorial Shell, Boston, MA
http://www.aidswalkboston.org/

AVON 39: The Walk to End Breast Cancer
Saturday & Sunday, June 23-24, 2018 | TBA
http://www.avonwalk.org/


 

If you would like to recommend a preferred charitable walk that you do not see on this list, please email all details of the walk to Suzanne Lawler at suzanne.lawler.2@bc.edu for consideration.