Runner In Red Essay Competition

Win a Chance to:
•Run the Boston Marathon!
•Run on a Runner in Red team in the Armory NYC Indoor Marathon!


The Boston College women’s track team kicked off our Runner in Red Essay Competition PILOT in Spring, 2018. This fall we expand nationally. Women runners: share the joy of running (below!)

•Promoting the resiliency of women runners!
And racing to cure lung cancer.

The Legend

runner in red book cover

This essay contest was inspired by a real-life Boston Marathon legend.

Novel proceeds go
To cure lung cancer.

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Enter Your Essay

love to run

Women runners: share your story! Tell how running contributes to your life.

Win a chance to run the
2019 Boston Marathon!

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Our Cause

Barb’s Beer Foundation

Lung cancer takes the lives of more women than any other cancer.

The Barb’s Beer Foundation raises funds to find a cure.

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We’re partnering with the Armory Foundation, Gleason’s Gym and others.

Run in the Armory’s Indoor NY Marathon!

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