Back on the course or walk your way

Back on the Course

Walk Your Way

Give to Defy Cancer

The 2022 Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai was held on Sunday, October 2 and more than 7,500 walkers and 750+ volunteers came together to raise more than $8.6 million to support research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Registration for the 2023 Jimmy Fund Walk will open in early February 2023. Join the Jimmy Fund Walk contact list to learn more and be notified when registration is open.


Two walkers walking their way

1. Register

Online registration is closed. If you plan to walk on the course, you can register in person on Saturday at Early Check-In or Sunday at any start location.

Young walker with his Finisher's medal

2. Fundraise

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

Walker and his dog

3. Walk

Check out additional details in the event handbook.

Past Jimmy Fund Walkers on the Boston Marathon course

Walk In-person

  • Boston Marathon® Course Experience with 4 fully supported route options and 12 refueling stations
  • Walk day swag & apparel (T-shirt, Medal, Hat, Bib)
  • The Copley Square Finish Line powered by Schneider Electric Celebration with access to swag, refreshments, and more
  • $330 fundraising commitment ($130 for under 18)
Learn More

Walk Virtually

  • Create your own route
  • Walk day swag & apparel (T-shirt, Medal, Hat for first-timers, Bib)
  • Access to virtual programming
  • $100 fundraising commitment ($30 for under 18)
Learn More
Jimmy Fund Walkers walking their way



Check out additional leaderboards for Corporate Teams and Dana-Farber Employee Teams.