Gray Nation Endurance

Gray Nation

Run, bike, swim, tri, obstacle, Ironman or hike to make a difference in the fight against brain tumors

Join the National Brain Tumor Society’s Grey Nation by selecting a race or endurance activity of your choice to celebrate a survivor, pay tribute to a family member or friend who battled a brain tumor, or make an overall difference in the fight against brain tumors. Fundraise and participate in your race or activity as an individual or get a team together to create a deeper impact.

WHY:

  • Celebrate a survivor
  • Pay tribute to a family member or friend
  • Honor someone fighting
  • Put meaning behind your miles and make an overall difference in the fight against brain tumors

Gray Nation“Every step I take with training & racing, I take with me my parents memories & the battle they fought for this awful disease.”

– Kelly Malzewski, 2018 Hennepin 100 Gray Nation

HOW to get involved:

Choose an Endurance Event of Your Choice:

  • Decide on your race/endurance event or activity
    If you’re participating in an officially organized race, secure your bib directly with the race.
  • Let us know you’re joining the Gray Nation
    Contact Lauren Gainor, lgainor@braintumor.org or (617) 237-1758.
  • Create an individual or team fundraising page through NBTS
    Click here to set up your Gray Nation Fundraising page and select the “Become a Fundraiser” button to get started.
  • Start fundraising and training
    Raise $500 or more to receive our Gray Nation Race shirt – Raise $5,000 or more and get our exclusive Gray Nation swag!

Apply for an NBTS Charity Team bib:

  • 2019 New Balance Falmouth Road Race
    Status: Accepting Applications!
    August 18, 2019
    We are now accepting applications for the National Brain Tumor Society’s 2019 New Balance Falmouth Road Race team. To apply, please fill out the online application and email nmargeson@braintumor.org to confirm your application was received.
  • 2019 Medtronic Twin Cities 10-Miler/Marathon
    Status: Accepting Applications!
    October 6, 2019
    We are now accepting applications for the National Brain Tumor
    Society’s 2019 Medtronic Twin Cities 10-Miler/Marathon team. To apply, please fill out the online application and email nmargeson@braintumor.org to confirm your application was received.
  • 2019 TCS NYC Marathon
    Status: Charity spots filled (still accepting runners with lottery bibs)
    November 3, 2019
    If you are a runner who has secured a bib to the NYC Marathon through the lottery or another source, you can still run with NBTS! To join the team, submit an online application and a member of the NBTS will reach out to you to confirm your participation. While we have filled the charity spots for our 2019 TCS NYC Marathon, please email Lauren Gainor, Senior Director of Community Events, at lgainor@braintumor.org to be put on a waiting list should NBTS receive additional charity bibs for 2019 or charity bibs to the 2020 TCS NYC Marathon.
  • 2019 Boston Marathon
    Status: Spots are filled
    April 15, 2019
    While we have filled our spots for our 2019 Boston Marathon team, please reach out to be put on a waiting list should NBTS receive bibs to the 2020 Boston Marathon by emailing Lauren Gainor, Senior Director of Community Events, at lgainor@braintumor.org. Want to cheer on our 2019 team? Here are their 2019 Boston Marathon fundraising pages.
“Progress in this fight starts with one team, one runner, and one dollar at a time. It is about a united and focused team effort to inspire hope and help with improving the lives of all those affected by brain tumors”
– Alan Snow, 2018 Boston Marathon Gray Nation Team