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: Charity spots filled | View Team Fundraising Page

    NBTS is currently accepting runners who have secured a bib to the 2020 Boston Marathon. To join the team, submit an online application and a staff member will contact you to confirm your participation. Please contact CommunityEvents@braintumor.org with any questions.

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

    We are now accepting runners who have secured a bib and applications for the waitlist to participate on the National Brain Tumor Society’s 2020 United Airlines NYC Half team. To apply with a secured bib or for the waitlist, 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