BAA Announces Members of Official Charity Program for the 2022 Boston Marathon


BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (BAA) has announced that 43 organizations have been selected for the BAA’s official charity program for the 2022 Boston Marathon. Five new organizations are joining the BAA’s official charity program for the 126th edition, which will be held on Monday, April 18, 2022, the first edition of the Patriots’ Day race in three years.

Entering the 33rd year of the official charity program, the BAA is offering select nonprofits entries to the Boston Marathon, which are used to raise millions of dollars for worthy causes. A total of $ 14.2 million was raised through the official BAA charity program this year, with an average of over $ 10,000 raised per entry. Combined with the John Hancock nonprofit program and other qualified and invitational participants, $ 26.6 million was raised for the non-profit organizations surrounding the 2021 race. BAA Official Charity Program and the John Hancock Non-Profit Program have raised more than $ 426 million since the Boston Marathon charity program was established in 1989.

The five new organizations joining the BAA’s official charity program for the 2022 Boston Marathon include America Scores New England, Boston Bulldogs Running Club, Play Ball Foundation, The BASE, and The Hoyt Foundation. A total of 38 organizations will return as members of the official BAA charity program. Below is a complete list of members of the official BAA Charity Program. (Click on each organization for more information.)

* Indicates a new official member of the BAA charity program in 2022

Official BAA charities will begin accepting registrations on Monday, December 6. For more information on the official BAA charity program and to apply to participate in the 2022 Boston Marathon as a member of one of their teams, please visit www.baa.org.

The BBA annually provides nonprofit organizations associated with the official BAA charity program and the John Hancock nonprofit program with invitational entries to the Boston Marathon. Each nonprofit organization directly manages its own application process, athlete selection and fundraising minimums, deadlines and requirements.

For the fourth year in a row, the Boston Athletic Association will field its own Boston Marathon fundraising team. Members of the BAA Charitable Team raise funds to help expand BAA’s youth and community initiatives, bringing the benefits of running and healthy lifestyles to the greater Boston community. Applications for the official BAA 2022 charity team will be accepted from December 6.

The BAA is committed to a world where everyone can access and benefit from running and an active lifestyle.


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