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Join us for a Walk, Race, Ride, or Freeze

You can make a difference in the fight against brain tumors by participating in our walks, races, and rides across the country or hosting your own community event.


National Brain Tumor Walk

National Brain Tumor Walk & Race for Hope DC

For the first time ever, community members from coast to coast are joining forces for one virtual event to kick-off Brain Tumor Awareness Month this May! Free to register, join us on Sunday, May 2, 2021, as we come together, for the first time, as ONE community, to conquer and cure brain tumors — once and for all.

National Brain Tumor Ride

National Brain Tumor Ride

Building on the 26 year success of the Boston Brain Tumor Ride, we’re honored to be hosting the first National Brain Tumor Ride on May 16, 2021. Free for all participants, this event gives individuals and teams a chance to honor and remember loved ones all while raising awareness and funding new treatments for the brain tumor community.

Lend your voice

Head to the Hill

Each year, we encourage advocates from across the country to attend Head to the Hill to learn about the issues that face the brain tumor community and meet with Members of Congress to tell their story and the importance of continued funding for brain tumor research. Despite COVID, the event continues to grow stronger each year, including 2020 where we had record-setting participation from all 50 states.

Gray Nation Endurance

Gray Nation Endurance

Join the National Brain Tumor Society’s Gray 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.

From the Blog

  • May 7, 2021

    Innovating Brain Tumor Clinical Trials: Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Experience

    The global COVID-19 pandemic disrupted nearly every facet of life in 2020, and brain cancer research, particularly clinical trials, was not spared from its impacts. As is often the case, though, with disruption comes the opportunity t

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  • April 8, 2021

    NBTS Brain Tumor Clinical Trials Report: Q1 2021

    It can be hard to keep track of new clinical trial opportunities opening across the United States, especially during the current public health crisis created by the coronavirus (COVID-19). However, there are many clini

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  • April 2, 2021

    Remembering Jeff Kolodin

    It is with deep sadness that we share news of the passing of Jeff Kolodin, former chair of the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) Board of Directors, due to the effects of COVID. His commitment to the brain tumor community, magnetic

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