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How expensive are races?


A half marathon costs around $80, a marathon is $150. If you want to run the Boston Marathon that will cost you $250 if you qualify and $350 if you’re running for charity. And don’t forget, charity runners also have to raise $10,000 for charity. Clearly these costs prevent a lot of low-income runners from running races. 

And, THAT is why we started Stride for Stride - to give all runners a chance at competing with everyone else. When you’re at the starting line it doesn’t matter how much money you have, or where you come from - you’re all equal at the starting line - anyone has a chance to win the race. 


It doesn’t matter if you’re rich or poor - you’re all running the same race, and starting from the same starting line. You just have to get to that starting line, and Stride for Stride will help you get there. 

To donate to Stride for Stride please click here or text STRIDE to 44-321.

Stride for Stride has numerous variations of our equality logo. Some are in our running store, and the others will get there someday. If you want to bulk order a specific logo on specific running gear then please contact us

The first column is our Boston Marathon logo that contains the elevation map of all 26.2 miles from the starting line in Hopkinton, Mass to the finish line on Boylston Street in Boston. Can you spot Heartbreak Hill in the elevation map?

The second logo in the first column is the elevation map for the Falmouth Road Race. Falmouth is a summer classic with over 12,000 runners who line up in Woods Hole, Cape Cod to run 7.1 miles to the finish line in Falmouth Heights. The odd race distance for the Falmouth Road Race is because the race founders ran from a bar in Woods Hole to a bar in Falmouth, which just happened to be 7.1 miles. Falmouth also had a huge influence on the creation of Stride for Stride. You can read that story in Our Story

The first logo in the second column has been our most popular logo for neck gaiters. The rainbow pride logo celebrates an equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of where you come from or who you love. 

The second logo in column two is our USA Equality logo. It's our statement that EVERYONE in this country should have an equal opportunity to run, to vote, to live, to learn, to work - no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what your believe in. Everyone deserves equality.

The first logo in column three are the flags of Team Stride for Stride on our one year anniversary in 2019 - the countries where our original team are from - something we are extremely proud of. El Salvador, Cuba, Guatemala, Jamaica, Brazil, United States, and Nicaragua. Our team has grown since then to include Mexico, and Puerto Rico - we need to update that logo. 

The first logo in column four is the exact imprint of my (Tom, founder of Stride for Stride) favorite running shoe. 

The second logo in column four is a special design we created in partnership with the Bionic 5k in Cambridge, MA. The Bionic 5K celebrates the power of technology to enable ALL people to run together. It's a uplifting race that includes adaptive athletes, para-athletes and your average runner.

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