Fundraising challenge for Green Monster Seats starts TOMORROW!

Don’t forget! Our fundraising challenge for Green Monster seats at an upcoming Red Sox game (date to be mutually agreed upon) starts tomorrow! Two lucky teammates will win two tickets.

Here’s how it will work:

  • The challenge will run from July 24 until July 30 at 10AM
  • Winner 1: The individual who raises the MOST money during the challenge timeframe
  • Winner 2: Chance drawing; all teammates who secure 5+ NEW gifts on their fundraising page during the challenge timeframe (of any amount) will be eligible

Winners will be announced Friday (7/30) on the portal.


Reminder: Team Meeting Tonight at 6PM!

We look forward to seeing you tonight at 6PM to hear from Stepping Strong leadership and play a virtual game with your teammates. Please make sure to have a pen and piece of paper handy for our game, and YES, there will be prizes!

RSVP NOW if you haven’t already.

Date: Wednesday, June 23

Time: 6:00 – 7:00pm

Location: Zoom:

Meeting ID: 812 2762 4174
Passcode: 953300

  • Meeting ID: 812 2762 4174
  • Passcode: 953300

Email with any questions.

From start to finish,

Ali, Alexa & Caroline

Marathon Team Reminders: Team Training and Second Team Meeting

Congratulations to our incredible team for already raising over $180,000 for The Gillian Reny Stepping Strong Center for Trauma Innovation at the Brigham – everyone has really hit the ground running! Don’t forget if you need fundraising support, you can schedule a fundraising check-in call by clicking here.

Team Training Runs

We are excited for team training runs to officially begin this Saturday, June 19 and cannot wait to meet many of you in-person! For those of you joining us, please read John Furey’s latest email by clicking here. Runners will meet and depart from the Boston Common (the corner of Beacon and Charles St.) between 6:15 and 6:30am.

Second Team Meeting / Game Night

Join us next Wednesday to hear from Ali Salim, MD, Co-Medical Director of the Stepping Strong Center and meet other members of the leadership team. Plus, we will play a game to get to know one another and yes, prizes are involved!

Date: Wednesday, June 23

Time: 6:00 – 7:00pm

Location: Zoom


From start to finish,

Ali, Alexa & Caroline

Marathon Team Updates

Do you have a family member, friend, or coworker who is interested in joining our team? If so, encourage them to fill out an application here as we have limited spots remaining and would love to welcome them to the fun!  

Weekly Newsletter from team trainer

Make sure you are signed up to receive weekly email updates from team trainer, John Furey, to keep you informed, educated and motivated for this season’s Boston Marathon training. Click here to subscribe and click here to review past newsletters. Mark your calendar, the first group training run is Saturday, June 19!

Update your TeamRaiser story!

By now, all runners should have taken the time to update their TeamRaiser fundraising page with pictures and a personal story to tell your donors why you are running the 2021 Boston Marathon with the Stepping Strong Team. If you need help, reach out to for directions and advice.

Fundraising Check-In Calls

Ali and Alexa will host fundraising check-in calls throughout the Marathon Season. While not mandatory, these are a great chance to check-in with us and make sure you feel prepared for all things Marathon and fundraising. Click here to sign up for a fundraising check-in call which will continue bi-weekly from 6/17 throughout the season.

B.A.A. Registration

The B.A.A. registration for charity runners will not be sent until the end of June / beginning of July. We will let you know when the registration is sent.

First Team Fundraising Deadline: June 30  

A friendly reminder that a minimum of $2,000 must be raised by June 30. If you have not raised $2,000 by Wednesday, June 30 the credit card we have on file will be charged for the incremental amount to meet the obligation per the runner contract. This charge will be applied to your TeamRaiser page and will not be refunded. If you have questions or need help, please email

From start to finish,

Ali, Alexa and Caroline

Reminder: Kick-Off Meeting Tuesday (5/25)

We look forward to seeing you Tuesday, May 25 to kick-off the 2021 Boston Marathon season! We hope you join us to virtually ‘meet’ your fellow teammates. RSVP NOW

Date: Tuesday, May 25

Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm

Location: Zoom (

  • Meeting ID: 823 9668 4848
  • Passcode: 485459

The Brigham Stepping Strong Marathon Team has a limited number of in-person race bibs remaining! Encourage friends or family who are interested to apply for the team and be part of the Stepping Strong family.

Email with any questions.

From start to finish,

Ali, Alexa & Caroline