Boston College Coaches vs Cancer 5K

Saturday, September 23, 2017

10:00 a.m.

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Beacon St, Chestnut Hill Map it

6 teams and 90 participants have raised $4,707

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations

THANK YOU for a great race!

For seven years in a row, the Boston College Men's Basketball team partnered with the American Cancer Society's Coaches vs. Cancer program to hold the Boston College Coaches vs. Cancer 5K Classic. Bringing the same excitement and dedication that they bring to the court, the Men's Basketball team, along with Boston College students, faculty, and local residents have raised almost $40,000. Coach Jim Christian is excited to keep the tradition going!

This year, we are hoping that even more students, faculty and alumni will join us as we race through the Boston College campus to help further the American Cancer Society mission of creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays!

The course will take participants through the streets of the Boston College campus. Water stops and mile splits will be available! Click here for a map of the course

T-shirts will be given to the first 250 participants registered. Register today so you can be sure to receive a free t-shirt!


The Coaches vs. Cancer program empowers coaches, their teams, and communities to take action in the fight against cancer by participating in awareness efforts, advocacy programs, and fundraising activities. Be a champion for action! Join the fight to end cancer by raising funds and awareness!

Your participation allows the American Cancer Society to help people facing cancer today and find cures to end the disease tomorrow. Through sponsorship, and the fundraising efforts of our participants, we will finish the fight against cancer.

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Join other area business leaders as they celebrate the important work that happens every day to help finish the fight against cancer.

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. I Made a Donation Despina Georgiadis - $465.00
  2. I Made a Donation Edward Odio - $140.00
  3. I Made a Donation Mary Jane McDermott - $125.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Play Hard/Run Hard for Coach Odio - $805.00
  2. Team Still Standing - $650.00
  3. Class of 2013 - $380.00