Join the Samaritans Boston Marathon Team

Boston Marathon® Date: April 15, 2024
Application Deadline: Friday, October 6, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

We will notify those selected for the team on October 27, 2023

Samaritans, Inc. is so honored to have been chosen as a partner for the 2024 Bank of America Boston Marathon Official Charity Program! We are now accepting applications to run for Team Samaritans in the 128th Boston Marathon® on April 15, 2024.

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. The minimum fundraising commitment is $10,000/runner. Team members will receive support and guidance from Samaritans for both fundraising and training.

As this is a competitive selection process, please be sure to complete every answer. After submitting, you should be redirected to pay your $26 application fee. If you do not receive a confirmation or if you have any questions, please email Mackenzie Morse at [email protected]

As part of Samaritans Marathon Team you will receive:

  • Running Singlet and other Samaritans Team gear
  • Official 2024 Boston Marathon® medal
  • Team Meet and Greet Video Call
  • Fundraising Support
  • Access to Marathon Training Program with Acclaimed Training Coach, John Furey

Once you have completed the application, you will be redirected to a website to pay a one-time, $26 application fee. Applicants will only be considered for Team Samaritans once the fee has been paid.

Bank of America Official Charity Program

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)