Jimmy Fund Walk team walking their way

Thank you to everyone who walked in the 2021 Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way and to those who donated. No matter where you chose to walk, your steps helped fuel the lifesaving research and patient care that make Dana-Farber Cancer Institute special.

There is still time to support the walkers. Cancer doesn’t stop, so neither will we.


Did you miss the Celebration Broadcast and Walk activities? Visit the Walk Week Experience Site!

Congratulations to this year’s Top 250 Club members!

How to Get Involved

Register now to walk your way. No matter where you take your steps, you can help the Jimmy Fund defy cancer.


1. Register

Interested in walking in 2022? Registration will start in February!


2. Fundraise

Reach out to friends and family using Facebook Fundraisers, social media posts, and our email templates.


3. Walk

Take steps to defy cancer by joining us on October 2, 2022!

The Charity Miles App

Download the Charity Miles App to track your miles, train with friends or teammates, gather donations, and receive important news related to the Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way!

Jimmy Fund Walk Recruitment Video


In 2021 the Jimmy Fund Walk is Your Way—walking in your own communities rather than on the Boston Marathon® course. Check out this video to hear from some of our amazing walkers!

Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way all across the USA

Help us spread the word of the Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way to your friends and family all over the country. Our goal is to have a registered walker from all 50 states by Walk day (October 3, 2021). Which states can you help us fill in? Watch as the map continues to get shaded in throughout the summer! Click each outlined state below to see a featured walker.

Alaska Hawaii Alabama Arkansas Arizona California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Iowa Idaho Illinois Indiana Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Massachusetts Maryland Maine Michigan Minnesota Missouri Mississippi Montana North Carolina North Dakota Nebraska New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico Nevada New York Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Virginia Vermont Wisconsin West Virginia Wyoming District of Columbia
Kelsey Bryant

Kelsey Bryant

Kelsey walks in memory of her cousin Corinne. Last year, she moved to California to live with her boyfriend, Logan. They completed the Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way in sunny California and stayed in touch with their team members across the country in MA.

Gabriela Chavarria

Gabriela Chavarria

Gabriela participated in her third Jimmy Fund Walk in 2020. Though she missed traveling to Boston, Gabriela was happy to complete the Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way from her home in Denver, CO.

Dina Trueheart

Dina Trueheart

After participating for 14 years in the Boston area, even a move couldn’t stop Team CarPEDiem and Team Captain Dina Trueheart from completing their 15th Jimmy Fund Walk in Milton, Georgia. Dina, her husband Aaron, and her daughter Skylar safely completed the Walk in their new neighborhood!

Steve Wojnar

Steve Wojnar

Chief Steve Wojnar, Chief of the Dudley Police and a colorectal cancer survivor, has been walking for 18 years as a member of Team Police Chiefs. Since he couldn’t join his fellow Chiefs in uniform along the Marathon route in 2020, he completed the Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way around Dudley, Massachusetts!

John Leigh

John Leigh

John walked the course in Boston for the first time in 2019 in honor of his granddaughter Olivia. Despite not being able to travel to Boston this past year, he completed the Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way in Michigan.

Janet Memmelaar

Janet Memmelaar

Janet and her daughter, Ava, walk in honor of Janet’s sister who is being treated for Inflammatory Breast Cancer at Dana-Farber. Though they missed walking with Dr. Overmoyer and Team IBC, they laced up their sneakers in their home state of NJ for the 2020 Jimmy Fund Walk: Your Way.

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