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 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.

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:

Apply for an NBTS Charity Team bib:

  • 2020 Boston Marathon
    Date: April 20, 2020
    Status: Accepting Applications!

    We are now accepting applications for the National Brain Tumor Society’s 2020 Boston Marathon team. To apply, please fill out the online application and email CommunityEvents@braintumor.org to confirm your application was received..

  • 2020 United Airlines NYC Half
    Date: March 15, 2020
    Status: Accepting Applications! | Team Fundraising Page

    We are now accepting applications for the National Brain Tumor Society’s 2020 United Airlines NYC Half team. To apply, please fill out the online application and email CommunityEvents@braintumor.org to confirm your application was received.

  • 2019 TCS NYC Marathon
    Date: November 3, 2019
    Status: Charity spots filled | View Team Fundraising Page

    Congratulations to all our 2019 TCS NYC Marathon runners taking part in the November 3rd race. Our team has raised over $77,000 in support of the National Brain Tumor Society. If you’re interested in being put on a waitlist for more information about future NYC Marathon or Half Marathon events with NBTS, please email CommunityEvents@braintumor.org.

  • 2019 Medtronic Twin Cities 10-Miler/Marathon
    Date: October 6, 2019
    Status: Race completed | View Team Fundraising Page

    Congratulations to all our team members who completed the 2019 Medtronic Twin Cities 10-Mile and Marathon. This year’s team raised over $21,900 in support of the National Brain Tumor Society. If you’re interested in being put on a waitlist for more information about future Twin Cities 10-Mile or Marathon events with NBTS, please email CommunityEvents@braintumor.org.

  • 2019 New Balance Falmouth Road Race
    Date: August 18, 2019
    Status: Race completed | View Team Fundraising Page

    Congratulations to all our team members who completed the 7 miles of the 2019 Falmouth Road Race. This year’s team raised over $18,900 in support of the National Brain Tumor Society. If you’re interested in being put on a waitlist for more information about future Falmouth Road Race events with NBTS, please email CommunityEvents@braintumor.org.

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
    Submit your Gray Nation Endurance Interest Form and we will reach out to kick off your Gray Nation efforts.
  • 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 $250 on your personal page to receive the official Gray Nation Endurance race shirt. Fundraising as a team? Raise $250 per team member on your team page to ensure all team members receive the official Gray Nation Endurance race shirt.
    • Raise $500 or more to receive a post-event celebratory gift – a NBTS water bottle!
“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