Become a Pacesetter

Help fight cancer by becoming a Pacesetter

Pacesetters are an elite group of top fundraisers who receive special recognition, rewards, and invitations to exclusive events, including the annual Extra Mile Brunch. Increase your impact on conquering cancer by setting your goal to Pacesetter level!

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PACESETTER LEVELS

Both individuals and teams can be Pacesetters. Check out our Fundraising Tips and Tools to help you along the way.

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INDIVIDUAL PACESETTER LEVELS

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Star Pacesetter

Raise $1,500 or more

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Two-Star Pacesetter

Raise $2,500 or more

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Three-Star Pacesetter

Raise $5,000 or more

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Four-Star Pacesetter

Raise $7,500 or more

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Five-Star Pacesetter

Raise $10,000 or more

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Young Pacesetter*

Raise $500 or more*12 or younger on Walk day

PACESETTER TEAM LEVELS

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Star Pacesetter Team

Raise $15,000 or more

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Two-Star Pacesetter Team

Raise $25,000 or more

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Three-Star Pacesetter Team

Raise $50,000 or more

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Four-Star Pacesetter Team

Raise $75,000 or more

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Five-Star Pacesetter Team

Raise $100,000 or more

Featured Pacesetters help in the battle against cancer

FEATURED JIMMY FUND WALK PACESETTER

Christine Carberry walks in memory of her husband, Tim, and in support of Dana-Farber.

“'I have no regrets, no bucket list,' said my husband Tim when first meeting with his oncologist. We didn't know what our journey would hold and our trip to DFCI made all the difference. Dr. Rubinson spent over an hour helping us understand Tim's condition and treatment options. Without that visit, we wouldn't have had the courage to choose aggressive treatment.”

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PACESETTER EXCLUSIVE EVENTS

Pacesetters are invited to special events to network and share fundraising ideas, as well as learn more about the latest research advances and patient care happening every day at Dana-Farber.

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Upcoming Events:

March 10, 2019 Save the date for the annual Extra Mile Brunch which will be held at the Boston Mariott Copley Place. All 2018 Pacesetters, Team Captains and Co-Captains whose teams raised $10,000 or more, volunteer site captains, sponsors, and Jimmy Fund Walk Heroes will be invited!

Past Events:

November 8, 2018 All 2018 Pacesetters were invited with a guest to Morton's Steakhouse for an evening of celebration with passed appetizers and a speaking program to thank them for their hard work this year.

 

June 28, 2018 The first 100 participants to reach Star Pacesetter in 2018 were invited with a guest to Fenway Park for dinner, a speaking program, and a Red Sox game!

RECOGNITION AND REWARDS

All 2018 Pacesetters will receive special gear on Walk day, including a hat and wicking T-shirt. The Jimmy Fund Walk staff will be in touch throughout the year as new rewards are added, including invitations to events and more!

The Jimmy Fund Walk provides Pacesetters with recognition and rewards as they help conquer cancer