The Tufts Marathon Team (TMT), in collaboration with John Hancock, offers the opportunity to run the Boston Marathon while raising critical funds to benefit childhood obesity, cancer, hunger/famine, and healthy aging to name a few. Since first taking part in the Marathon in 2003, TMT has raised more than $6 million to support these crucial issues in food and nutrition.
Friedman School faculty, students, and alumni are working to find evidence-based solutions to the complex issue of child obesity.
Researchers at the Friedman School are investigating weight gain during and after cancer treatment and associated risk factors.
The Friedman School looks to protect and strengthen the lives, livelihoods, and dignity of people affected by or at risk of humanitarian crises.
The Friedman School works to foster a better understanding of the aging process and identify the best nutrition, physical activity, and healthy living choices that encourage vitality.
The Friedman School provides faculty, students, and alumni a trusted voice to influence policy and create impact in the world.
As the leading graduate school of nutrition in the world, the Friedman School looks to train future leaders in nutrition science, policy, and practice.
TMT is the largest known collegiate marathon program in the United States, attracting runners from around the country. A lottery system is used to determine the students, staff, alumni, parents, and friends representing the TMT on Patriots Day. To receive more information regarding joining the Tufts Marathon Team please contact Don Megerle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To support the Tufts Marathon Team please click here. Your gift will benefit the Tufts nutrition community and will help to ensure the future of this campaign at the Friedman School while demonstrating your support and encouragement of the runners.