In the spring of 1977, Rick told his father that he wanted to participate in a 5-mile benefit run for a Lacrosse player who had been paralyzed in an accident. Far from being a long-distance runner, Dick agreed to push Rick in his wheelchair and they finished all 5 miles, coming in next to last. That night, Rick told his father, “Dad, when I’m running, it feels like I’m not handicapped.” […]

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The Hoyt Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1989. The Hoyt Foundation aspires to build the individual character, self-confidence and self-esteem of America’s disabled young people through inclusion in all facets of daily life.

Team Hoyt’s Current Event


Be part of TEAM HOYT

Team Hoyt consists of individuals who want to support the inclusion of people with disabilities by participating in a variety of sporting events to raise money for the Hoyt Foundation. By joining Team Hoyt, together you will gain access to:

  • A personalized fundraising page
  • Helpful resources such as email templates, sponsorship materials, and social media tools
  • The support of the Hoyt Foundation throughout your fundraising efforts
  • Branded Team Hoyt merchandise, materials, and swag!
  • Access to professional athletic trainers, physical therapists, podiatrists, nutritionists, coaches and expert guest speakers – all part of the CharityTeams experience!

Whether you run, participate in triathlons, cycle, or hike, there’s a place for you on Team Hoyt! There are many ways you can become a Team Hoyt Athlete:

Boston Marathon® – Team Hoyt is proud to be a nonprofit partner of John Hancock. Our charity athletes run the famed Boston Marathon to bring awareness to the work of the Hoyt Foundation.

Get guaranteed entry into the 2021 Boston Marathon® on October 11th, 2021.
Bibs available.

Raise funds for the Hoyt Foundation and run with Team Hoyt.

In person event on Oct 11, 2021 – Fundraising commitment ($10K). Registered qualified runners with their own bib are also encouraged to join
our team.

Virtual event from Oct 8-10, 2021 – Fundraising commitment ($3K). All virtual runners must complete the virtual marathon within a 24-hour
period. Register through the Athlete’s Village on the BAA website.

Apply to Team Hoyt Boston HERE.

Apply now or contact for more information.

Support a runner on this year’s Team Hoyt.
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Create Your Own – Plan your own athletic challenge and create your own fundraiser. It doesn’t have to be running! Set up a Bootcamp, spin group, or anything that gets you going! We can help by providing you with a platform and the tools you need to set up your peer-to-peer fundraiser.

Bring Your Own Bib (BYOB) – You choose the race, register, and choose your own fundraising goal with no minimum. Family and friends want to support you! Let us know, and we will set up a fundraising page for you.

For more information, please contact the foundation.

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241 Mashapaug Road
Holland, MA 01521 USA