2019 TEAM ESPLANADE Application

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. All pages of the application must be completed and returned to the Esplanade Association by November 1, 2018 at the very latest.

Run the 2019 Boston Marathon with TEAM ESPLANADE

TEAM ESPLANADE runners will play a part in Boston’s proudest sporting tradition by committing to run the 2019 Boston Marathon in support of the Esplanade Association. Through your passion and dedication, you will help maintain and improve Boston’s iconic riverside park—a beloved training route for thousands of Marathon runners each year!

Some of the advantages of being part of TEAM ESPLANADE include:

  • An official bib to the 2019 Boston Marathon®
  • Team gear, including race day singlet
  • Fundraising support:
    • Personal fundraising CrowdRise page
    • Esplanade Association-hosted group fundraising event
  • Opportunities for group runs and team meetings
  • Personalized coaching and training program from CharityTeams.com:
    • A full and personalized 20-week training plan for every level of running by RRCA certified coaches
    • The opportunity to participate in organized weekly group runs on the Boston Marathon® course complete with aid station support
    • An opportunity to participate in the CharityTeams Superhero 17 and the CharityTeams Hop21 themed runs
    • CharityTeams weekly communications and monthly meetings with guest speakers
  • Invitations for special social events
  • A pre-race breakfast for runners & families
  • A private bus to the Marathon Monday starting line in Hopkinton and gear transport to the finish line
  • Post-race family meeting spot & refreshments
  • Post-race day celebration (date TBD)
  • One-year Esplanade Association Membership
  • Tickets to all 2019 Esplanade Association Signature Events
    • One bib to Esplanade 5K in Spring 2019
    • One ticket to 9th Annual Summer Dock Party in summer 2019
    • One ticket to Moondance After Dark Party in fall 2019
  • BAA ‘Team Fee’ covered (runners responsible for BAA ‘Registration Fee’)
  • The opportunity to build meaningful relationships with EA staff/Board/stakeholders and your fellow runners

TEAM ESPLANADE runners will commit to:

By applying to be a part of TEAM ESPLANADE for 2019, you are agreeing to:

  • Run the 2019 Boston Marathon on behalf of TEAM ESPLANADE and agree to fundraise a minimum of $7,500
  • Abide by all terms and conditions required by the B.A.A. for participation in the 2019 Boston Marathon
  • Submit a timely B.A.A. Marathon Registration and pay B.A.A. Registration Fee by January 31, 2019
  • Represent the Esplanade Association with energy and enthusiasm for our mission!

TEAM ESPLANADE raises funds to support:

(1) Free programming for the community, including bringing urban day camps for children from throughout Boston to the park for active fun, hosting one of Boston’s largest outdoor free fitness series, and hosting other free events and activities throughout the year

(2) The implementation of a plan to sustainably invest in the long-term health of the park’s 1,700 trees, which provide shade and clean air for thousands of runners a day!

(3) Outreach to bring diverse audiences to the park to enjoy the opportunities for active recreation, free programming, and spaces for quiet contemplation away from the bustle of the city

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning no earlier than September 10, 2018. All pages of the application must be completed and returned to the Esplanade Association by November 1, 2018 at the very latest. Please submit applications and direct any questions to Abigail Fischer (contact information below).

Contact us with any questions:

Abigail Fischer
Team Coordinator & Development Manager
617.227.0365 – ext 402