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Marathon Strides Against MS: Boston Marathon 2024 application

Step 1 — Event Tickets

Thank you for your interest in joining the National MS Society’s Marathon Strides Against MS team for the 128th Boston Marathon set to take place on Sunday, April 15, 2024. The National MS Society has been a proud member of the Boston Athletic Association’s Official Charity Program since its inception.  

Please note that this is an application and does not guarantee entry onto the team or into the marathon.  While we wish we could accept all runners who are passionate about raising funds and awareness for our mission to cure MS, we receive a high volume of applications and have limited invitational entries to the Boston Marathon.  If you are not selected for this year’s team, we hope to work with you in the future. Society staff will send additional resources of ways to get involved with the National MS Society with non-acceptance notices.  

We are looking for runners who are connected to MS or the National MS Society and are committed to raising a high level of funds and awareness for people living with MS and the Society’s mission to cure MS.  The 2024 fundraising minimum is $10,000 per runner.  

We have a $30 application fee in place to ensure we receive serious applications. If you are accepted to the team, your application fee will be applied to your fundraising.

Please complete the application thoroughly and thank you for your interest!


  • This application will remain open until Sunday, October 1st at 11:59pm.  
  • Applicants will be notified of their standing by October 16th 

Note: This application is for invitational runners only. Invitational runners are runners who will be using an entry from the National MS Society’ on behalf of the Boston Athletic Association’s Official Charity Program.  

If you are a time qualified runner or have secured an entry through another source, please contact   

Thank you! Please contact with any questions. We receive many inquiries and appreciate your patience with our response. Applicants will be notified of their standing by October 16th

Please check the box below to pay the application fee. Note: This page will time out after 15 minutes; please plan accordingly.

  Quantity Price Each Available Items
$30.00 Application Fee
Additional Questions
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Does your employer have a matching gift program? Visit to see if your company does offer a matching gift program. Note that not all companies are listed.*
Have you run with MSAMS in the past?*
Have you participated in a National MS Society event in the past? If so, which event? Select all that apply:*
Are you confident with training that you can complete a marathon?*
Are you an active runner?*
Do you plan on participating in our training program?*


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