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FALMOUTH ROAD RACE

MASSACHUSETTS , USA

FALMOUTH ROAD RACE

HOW MANY CHARITIES ARE INVOLVED?


Around 300 nonprofits have guaranteed entries and others will have runners using their own entry to raise funds. Many are local organisations, including many from Falmouth and surrounds. The event is driven by its fundraising goal and is a nonprofit itself. Teams range from 10 to more than 300. There is a higher ppercentage of fundraisers in this race than in many of the big International marathons.


WHY IS IT GOOD FOR FUNDRAISING?


The event is incredibly well supported locally and everyone comes out to watch. It's a holiday destination at this time of years with a massive growth in its population. The nonprofits provide a range of support from point of sign up to race day to post race. There are multiple cheer zones on route.


WHAT ABOUT AFTER THE RACE?


There are functions all across town, with everyone celebrating their achievements.


HOW MUCH IS RAISED?


In 2023 $7.2 million was raised, which is an incredible figure for a 7 mile event!




 

HOW TOUGH IS IT TO GET A CHARITY ENTRY?


It's straightforward as long as you don't leave it too late. The average fundraising pledge is $1000.




 


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