Boston Marathon

Apply to Run the 2024 Boston Marathon!

As a member of Team Samaritans, you will take on the world’s most prestigious marathon in support of suicide prevention. All applicants will be evaluated based on their connection to Samaritans and suicide prevention, their running history and ability, and their fundraising plan.

26.2 Miles for Suicide Prevention

Our Boston Marathon® team started out with two runners in 2007, and now raises more than $150,000 each year. We are so proud of the dedicated individuals who take on the world’s most prestigious marathon to raise awareness and vital funds for suicide prevention.

Meet Samaritans 2023 Boston Marathon Team

Learn why running for Samaritans is so important to each of our 2023 runners:

Thank you to our 2023 Team Sponsors

Dindaro Designs
Go Niklas!
128th Boston Marathon logo

Bank of America Official Charity Program

Samaritans is proud to be an official Partner of Samaritans is proud to be an official Partner with Bank of America’s Official Boston Marathon Charity Program. The Non-Profit Program provides over 1,000 Boston Marathon® bibs to select non-profit organizations throughout the community, which provides organizations with a significant fundraising opportunity.

“Words could never express what the experience meant to me. Nor could they express the gratitude I have for you – for believing in me and for allowing me to be a part of your team.”


Boston Marathon team runner (2015)