2018 Boston Marathon®

TEAM 261 Fearless Fundraising Bib Program for Boston Marathon® – April 16, 2018


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all Team 261 Fearless bibs have been assigned.

261 Fearless, Inc., has been granted by the Boston Athletic Association, a limited number of charity bibs for the 2018 Boston Marathon®. 261 Fearless is seeking applicants for Team 261 Fearless who have a passion for running and a commitment to supporting the 261 Fearless mission of creating opportunities for women. A minimum fundraising requirement of US$ 7,500 is assigned to each individual receiving a charity bib to participate with Team 261 Fearless and is to be raised through his/her own individual fundraising efforts. (US$ 2,500 for runners already holding a bib for the 2018 Boston Marathon®). Funds raised by Team 261 Fearless participants benefit 261 Fearless global and local programs and services.

By completing this application, you agree to the Terms and Conditions for Team 261 Fearless. Please note: Competing application and paying registration fee does not guarantee a spot on Team 261 Fearless.

Contact Information


I would like to be contacted at

Running Shirt Size


Entry Type


Fundraising Experience

If yes, what was the most recent charity/race?

What is the most substantial amount of money you have raised for a non-profit organization (this does not need to be a marathon/road race program)?

How did you accomplish this?

If you are a member of our team, what will your personal fundraising goal be? (Minimum required is US $ 7,500, but we encourage members of Team 261 Fearless with a qualifying bib to aim to raise $10,000, Runners with bib already – minimum required is $2,500)

Do you think your employer/company might be interested in sponsoring Team 261 Fearless?

What is your plan for reaching or surpassing this goal? Please let us know some of the specific actions you intend to take. We will provide all the support we can, but we also want to see that you have put some thought into how you will reach your personal goal.

What community organizations are you involved in? Please note any positions or roles held (such as board member, volunteer, sustainer, etc.) and any related fundraising experience.

Outside of your friends and family, what networks (i.e. professional organizations, school associations, online networks, alumni networks, parent networks, etc.) of which you are a member do you plan to tap into in order to raise funds and awareness about your participation on Team 261 Fearless? Please list these networks below.


Running Experience

In this section, we want to learn more about your running history. This is merely so we can get to know you better. As long as we know you can complete a marathon within the six hour time limit and without serious health concerns, it doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or an experienced marathon runner.

Running level

Current weekly running mileage:

What is your current running/training regimen?

If you have completed the Boston Marathon® in the past, please indicate year(s)!

Do you currently have or have you had any previous injuries or health related issues that may affect your training?

If yes, please describe these injuries.


261 Fearless is excited to offer an excellent training plan and an option to hire an experienced marathon coach who will provide virtual assistance to each runner. In preparation, we want to know in what areas you expect to need the most help from a marathon coach and any other marathon experts we bring in to speak with the team (nutrition, running form, shoe selection, injury prevention, etc.).


Connection to 261 Fearless

How did you learn about 261 Fearless?

Have you had any previous experience with 261 Fearless?

Why would you like to run for Team 261 Fearless?

What does running mean to you?

What does being 261 Fearless mean to you?

How do you see yourself becoming involved with 261 Fearless after the marathon?



What social networking sites do you use?

Do you have a blog?

How many blog followers?

Hometown newspaper (please specify town and state):

Current local newspaper (please specify town and state):


Is there anything else you want us to know? Hobbies? Unique qualities? Obstacles overcome?


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