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Tufts Medical Center to field Boston Marathon charity team for fifth straight year in 2018


2018 Boston Marathon Official CharityBOSTON (September 11) – Tufts Medical Center announced today that it has been accepted into the Boston Marathon Official Charity Program, and for the fifth year in a row, will be fielding a charity team for the 2018 Boston Marathon.

“We are thrilled to receive 50 invitational entries for the 2018 Boston Marathon,” said Michael Wagner, MD, President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center and Tufts Children's Hospital. “As a proud partner of the B.A.A., we are honored to continue our participation in this historic Boston tradition.”

Applications to join Team Tufts MC for the 2018 Boston Marathon will be accepted starting Monday, September 11 through Friday, October 27. Accepted runners are required to raise a minimum of $6,000, however, only candidates who are committed to raising at least $7,500 or more will be considered at this time. For more information and to apply online, please visit

About Tufts Medical Center and Tufts Children's Hospital
Tufts Medical Center is an exceptional, not-for-profit, 415-bed academic medical center that is home to both a full-service hospital for adults and Tufts Children's Hospital. Conveniently located in downtown Boston, the Medical Center is the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. Tufts Children's Hospital is the full-service children's hospital of Tufts Medical Center and the principal pediatric teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine. Tufts Medical Center is affiliated with the New England Quality Care Alliance, a network of more than 1,800 physicians throughout Eastern Massachusetts. For more information, please visit