Race Day FAQs

Gate C (Lansdowne Street) will open to participants beginning at 5:30am. For those participants who did not pick up their bibs/packets beforehand, you can pick it up between 5:30am and 7:00am at Fenway Park. Opening Ceremonies will begin promptly at 7:00am and the first wave of runners/walkers will take off around 8:00am.

Parking will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis at bib pick-up on Friday, July 29th from 8:30am-6pm for $20 CASH ONLY. If you do not have cash, there is a 7-11 store close by that has an ATM, but you will need to exit the parking lot and return.

If we have leftover passes, we will sell them day-of  for $20 CASH ONLY.

For additional parking options, you can view a Fenway area Parking lot map here. Please plan for delays with road closings throughout the area and parking queues.

After registration and fulfilling the fundraising commitment, you will be assigned a bib number. You will receive your bib number, t-shirt and hat at packet pick-up. Bib and T-shirt pick-up times and locations to be determined and announced in coming months, but you will be able to pick up your race bib in advance of the Run.

You may wear any jersey you wish but all participants must wear an official bib and number. If you do not do so, you may be asked by security to leave the course.

We will be using a timing system that utilizes a disposable timing tag that is attached to your bib number. It eliminates the need to return the timing chips at the end of the race, and also eliminates lost timing chip fees. Walkers will receive a bib but will not receive a timing tag and will not be timed.

Yes, men’s and women’s restrooms are located in Fenway and portable toilets will be available along the course.

Yes, there will be water stations located along the route and more at the finish line.

No, teams are not required to enter the event. Most runners and walkers will participate as individuals. However, some find it more fun to participate as a team and to challenge each other and other teams to raise the most money. There are two kinds of teams: Public Teams, open to anyone who wishes to can meet the fundraising requirement, and Private Teams for groups that have specific members by invite only (i.e. specific company employees).

The start and finish of the race is at Fenway Park located at Jersey Street, Boston, MA 02215. Entrance will be at Gate C only on Lansdowne Street.

For public transportation, take the B, C or D Green Lines to Kenmore Square and follow signs. Visit mbta.com for complete public transportation information. Parking near Fenway Park is limited and expensive so we encourage you to take public transportation whenever possible, or carpool with friends.

Due to the need to protect the field, friends and family will not be allowed on the field, but will be able to cheer you on and take photos from the stands in Fenway.

Strollers are not allowed on the route, as they are prohibited from the field/warning track per stadium rules.

No. We love pets, but cannot accommodate them at the event. The only exception is for required service dogs.

For safety, headphones are discouraged at the race.

No, rollerblades, roller skates, skateboards, scooters and bikes are not allowed anywhere on the course or at Fenway Park due to safety concerns.