Back on the course or walk your way

Back on the Course

Walk Your Way

Walk with us on October 2

Together against cancer.


We’ll be back on the iconic Boston Marathon® route, walking to defy cancer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and around the world. Join us on the course or walk “your way” virtually.

With regards to COVID-19, the Walk will be following all state, local, and Dana-Farber guidelines. As we get closer to Walk day, please be sure to check back for updated information and guidelines.


Two walkers walking their way

1. Register

Sign up to walk the 5K, 10K, half marathon, or full marathon or walk virtually in your own community.

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

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

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
Jimmy Fund Walk Recruitment Video


Check out this video to hear from some of our dedicated Jimmy Fund Walk participants as we look ahead to the 2022 event!



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