Team Brookline, the Town of Brookline’s official Boston Marathon team, is a committed group of adult runners who train together for the Boston Marathon while raising funds for five partner charities that play an integral role in strengthening and enriching our community: The Brookline Center for Community Mental Health, Brookline Education Foundation, Brookline Library Foundation, Brookline Symphony Orchestra, and Brookline Teen Center.
Team Brookline, the Town of Brookline’s official Boston Marathon team, builds community through sport. Runners who train and run with Team Brookline strengthen our community, expanding access to mental health care, literacy, the arts, youth development programs and education. Since being established in 2012, more than 125 runners, supported by friends, family, neighbors, colleagues, and each other, as well as our local business community, have raised $1.2 million to make a true impact in the lives of all who live, work, or go to school in Brookline.
The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the […]
On April 15, 2013, Colin Wilkins, 34, could feel his body physically breaking down. Having run no more than seven miles in his life before he started training that fall for Team Brookline, leading up to race day Wilkins started to doubt whether he could [...]
Security will be much tighter for the Boston Marathon in Brookline this year, but public safety officials don’t want to take away from the excitement of the race. Brookline Police Chief Daniel O’Leary spoke about preparations for the marathon at the Board of Selectmen meeting [...]