Foundation Sponsor

2024 Boston Marathon

Application to run for EMF in the 2024 Boston Marathon® is now open!

Expect Miracles Foundation [EMF] is proud to be an Official Charity of the Boston Marathon taking place on Monday, April 15, 2024. As a member of the 2024 Boston Marathon Expect Miracles Racing Team you will be raising critical funds for our life-saving and life-changing mission! The funds raised will support research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, and our Samfund programs to help young adult cancer survivors through direct financial assistance, advocacy, and financial education.

If you are accepted as a member of the 2024 Boston Marathon Expect Miracles Racing Team you will receive:

Guaranteed Race Entry
You will be running in The Boston Marathon, the country’s most iconic race.

Racing Gear
Expect Miracles Foundation will send all runners branded singlets to run in!

Fundraising Page
We will set you up with your own page on the GivenGain platform so you can easily direct supporters to your fundraiser and collect donations in one place.

Fundraising Tips
You will gain access to the Expect Miracles Foundation fundraising guide, get support with fundraising events, and receive help with anything else you need to fundraise to your highest potential.

Training Plan/Tips
Whether you are an experienced marathoner or this is your first time, EMF will provide you with a training plan and helpful tips to guide you along the training process.


Criteria for Runner Selection

EMF runners will be responsible for a fundraising minimum of $8,000 and the B.A.A. registration fee of $375. Completing the application does NOT guarantee a Boston Marathon Number. Decisions will be based on but not limited to the following criteria:

  1. Connection to the EMF’s mission to invest in life-saving cancer research while advancing the financial and emotional health of people impacted by cancer.
  2. Having a fundraising goal (minimum is $8,000) and proven fundraising experience.
  3. A fundraising plan to meet your fundraising goal.
  4. Running and road race experience.

EMF will be accepting and reviewing applications for 10 available bibs on a rolling basis until our team is selected.

Jaime Sponsorship Coordinator


Delaney DeAvila,  Events Assistant


Gallery of 2023 EMF Boston Marathon Runners

Make Miracles

Join us in the fight against cancer and be part of the community that is making miracles happen today. Your donation is an investment in our Innovation and Discovery Funds, which invests in life-saving cancer research, and EMF's SAMFund, which provides financial assistance for young adult cancer survivors.

Invest in Hope

Corporate sponsors lead our life-saving mission and gain access to influential business networking opportunities at EMF events, which range from galas to golf tournaments and more. As a sponsor you can cultivate relationships in the financial services industry while having a life-changing impact on the cancer community.