The Boston Decathlon

Overview:

The Decathlon is a world class sporting event that stands on three pillars: athletics, philanthropy, and networking; Industry leaders in the Boston market compete in a modified one day Decathlon that resembles the NFL combine to raise money for pediatric cancer research at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. 

 

Video Highlights of a prior Decathlon: 

Decathlon

 

More Details:

Mission
The Decathlon celebrates the brilliance of amateur athletes through world-class sporting events measured by the economic and philanthropic impact.
Background
Since 2009, post-collegiate executive athletes ages 22-67 representing over 300 businesses have conquered The Decathlon's 10 events testing speed, strength, agility, and endurance, raised over 6 million dollars for pediatric cancer research, and attracted devoted coverage from CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, ESPN, and other national outlets. 100% of the funds raised are received by the beneficiary.
Boston Details
The BOSTON Decathlon is July 23-24th at Brandies University benefiting the pediatrics department at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Registration is currently open at TheDecathlon.org
Events
400M Run, Football Throw, Pull ups, 40 yard dash, dips, 500M row, Vertical Jump, Short Shuttle Drill, Bench Press, 800M Run
Eligibility
The BOSTON Decathlon features a TEAM and 
TEAM Decathlon is Saturday, July 23rd
Registration fee is $800
Minimum fundraising requirement per team is $8,000
The BOSTON Decathlon does not require the athlete to currently work in financial services.  The Decathlon has built in-roads in the financial services community since its founding, therefore, rather than abandoning those relationships, The Decathlon asks Boston’s financial services industry to lead participation alongside its business partners (legal, accounting, consulting, etc), clients (tech, pharma, industrial, etc.), and community members.

Donations

  • Christine Donovan  
    • $50 
    • 49 mos
  • Beth Donovan 
    • $50 
    • 49 mos
  • Lisa Donovan Berry 
    • $100 
    • 49 mos
  • Barbara Donovan-Rizzo 
    • $1,000 
    • 49 mos
  • Amy Franson 
    • $100 
    • 49 mos
See all

Organizer

stephen fox 
Organizer
Somerville, MA
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