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Here's our step-by-step guide to getting involved


Begin your One Run For Boston adventure by registering to run a stage of the relay.

Just click on the run a stage button or tab to browse the stages and select the one you want to run. If a stage already has a runner’s name by it, click on the run with me button or choose another.

Up to 25 runners can join a standard stage. Depending on location, group stages can accommodate between 100-1000 runners.


Every runner is given an ORFB account and profile page on the website. You will need to personalise your page with a banner image, a smaller profile picture and some information about yourself.

Then you can start to upload photos of your ORFB adventure to your very own picture gallery!

Your profile page also doubles as a fundraising platform. Go into your account settings to choose a fundraising target - $250, $500, $1000 etc. We hope that every runner will try to raise at least $250. Together we aim to raise $1 million for The One Fund Boston. You will not be charged if you do not reach your target.


Now that you’re all set up it’s time to meet the rest of the ORFB family.

Join a conversation via our new Disqus discussion board and check out what’s happening on our Facebook and Twitter pages.


Use the social media buttons on our website to share One Run For Boston far and wide.

Encourage your running mates to sign-up and run a stage. Ask friends and family to check out your profile page and sponsor you.


When you’re part of a team this awesome, it feels great to wear the uniform.

We’ve teamed up with Ragnar Relay Series to bring you a range of One Run For Boston apparel.

To get you off to a flying start the guys at Ragnar Relay Series are generously providing each of our runners with an official One Run For Boston t-shirt for free! Check out the full range in our shop


As the clock counts down to your big day, make sure you are all set. Plan and double check the route you’ll be running.

Get your support crew primed and ready for action. Make contact with the people running before and after you to confirm handoff locations.

Oh, and one last thing, be ready for the run of your life!

Read Full FAQ

Common Questions

Who can run?

Anyone can run, provided they are able to maintain an average pace of 10 minutes per mile for the duration of the stage. Under 18’s must run with a responsible adult.

Who decides my route?

The first person to sign up for a standard stage becomes the lead runner. It is their responsibility to plan the route between the start and finish points for that stage.

What is a group stage?

Group stages take place in major cities along the route. They are shorter and designed to encourage mass participation.

Will the relay run to time?

It is the joint responsibility of all runners to keep the relay running to time. Please do everything in your power to prevent delays. We’re all relying on you!