Flutie Foundation Becomes Presenting Sponsor of the Boston Marathon’s Adaptive Program

The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism is honored to announce our Presenting Sponsorship of the Boston Marathon’s Adaptive Program for runners. The Flutie Foundation and the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) are both committed to ensuring that people with eligible developmental, intellectual, and physical impairments, including autism, have opportunities and support to participate in prestigious athletic events such as the Boston Marathon.

The B.A.A.’s Adaptive Program for runners ensures that the Boston Marathon is inclusive in its efforts to welcome and accommodate athletes of a variety of abilities. As the presenting sponsor of the Adaptive Program, the Flutie Foundation will help provide financial, human, and creative resources that will enhance inclusive and equal participation opportunities. Together, the Flutie Foundation and the B.A.A. look forward to providing a best-in-class experience for the athletes of the Adaptive Program for runners.

To apply, select the Adaptive Program option in the Para Athletes section of the Boston Marathon application. Note, this application is not currently available.

For more information about the B.A.A.’s Adaptive Program:

 

 

About the 2021 Boston Marathon

The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism is proud to be an official charity partner for the 125th Boston Marathon! The 2021 Boston Marathon will take place on Monday, October 11, 2021.

Fundraising Commitment Levels

  • Registered runner for the 2021 Virtual Boston Marathon: $1,250
  • Registered, qualified runner for the 2021 Boston Marathon: $2,000
  • Charity runner for the 2021 Boston Marathon: $10,000

 

2021 Virtual Boston Marathon Application 

Did you register for the 2021 Virtual Boston Marathon, but want the team experience? Join Dougie’s Team! Our application for the 2021 Virtual Boston Marathon is now open to anyone who registered for the race. Team members who are a part of the 2021 Virtual Boston Marathon will commit to raising $1,250 for the Flutie Foundation and must have already received an entry!

Apply to run the virtual Boston Marathon for Dougie's Team!

Note: You must be a registered participant for the 2021 Virtual Boston Marathon to apply for Dougie's Team. 

 

As part of Dougie's Team for the 2021 Virtual Boston Marathon, you will receive: 

  • Official 2021 Virtual Boston Marathon medal
  • Flutie Foundation singlet
  • Official training program, including group runs
  • Flutie Foundation fundraising support 
  • Weekly newsletter with training and fundraising tips
  • Flutie Foundation gear
  • Access to exclusive Dougie's Team events (if you're local!) 

 

2021 Boston Marathon Experience 

Applications for the 2021 Boston Marathon will open on April 20, 2021. 

As part of Dougie's Team for the 2021 Boston Marathon, you will receive: 

  • Official 2021 Boston Marathon medal 
  • Flutie Foundation singlet
  • Official training program, including group runs
  • Flutie Foundation fundraising support
  • Weekly newsletter with training and fundraising tips
  • Flutie Foundation gear
  • Boston Marathon gear
  • Access to exclusive Dougie's Team events

 

Interested in running the Boston Marathon in 2021?

Are you interested in running for Dougie's Team? Click below to fill out an interest form. 

 

For additional questions, email Ellie Gamache at egamache@flutiefoundation.org or call our office at 508-270-8855.