Frequently Asked Questions
Are dogs allowed at the event?
Dogs are permitted in the park, and the following rules apply: Dogs must remain on a leash at all times. Please keep in mind that this is a large event. If your pet does not do well in large crowds, please consider leaving them at home.
Can I bring a stroller?
Please feel free to bring a stroller. The walk route is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
Will I receive a T-shirt at the event this year?
Event T-shirts will be given to registered Survivors and Volunteers ONLY. Premium adult and child-size T-shirts will be available onsite for a donation.
Can I create team t-shirts?
Many teams do create t-shirts. We invite and encourage you to celebrate your team. T-shirts, hats, costumes, and accessories are all acceptable. Please keep in mind that this is a family event.
Can I walk and volunteer?
Yes. If you plan to walk and volunteer, first register, then email your contact information to BostonWalk@braintumor.org. Subject: Walker wants to volunteer.
Note that volunteers are not considered registered Walkers. In order to participate in the Walk you must register as a Walker.
What are the emergency management procedures in place for the event?
The safety and security of our event participants has always been a critical consideration in our event planning process, and we will continue to remain vigilant in this area.
Every National Brain Tumor Society Walk, Race and Ride has a security presence on-site from set-up through the conclusion of the event. These officers have the responsibility to conduct multiple security sweeps of the site to identify any potential risks, and respond accordingly. In addition to security personnel, all Brain Tumor Walks, Races and Rides have an ambulance and emergency medical staff on-site, as well as a first-aid tent.
If you have additional questions, please contact BostonWalk@braintumor.org.