>4/22/13: 'Runners for Boston' Unites Running Communities Nationwide

UPDATE 5/2/13:

The initial run of 2,000 Runners for Boston tees has sold out. In fact, they officially sold out on Sunday, April 28th. We are in the process of sourcing additional t-shirts, and as soon as we know more, we'll let you know. Thank you for understanding, and for the incredible demand.

UPDATE 4/24/13:

Runners for Boston t-shirts are now available in Wellesley, Cambridge, Brookline, Melrose, Mansfield, and Norwell. To purchase the shirts, we are asking customers for a $20 donation, every single penny of which goes directly to the One Fund Boston. 

A few quick points: Availability of these t-shirts is limited; we have 2,000 shirts to go around, and we understand there will be considerable demand. We will do our absolute best to fulfill all requests, but at this time we will not be selling online or shipping these shirts. Thank you for understanding.

Our only goal with this initiative is to write a check for $40,000 to the One Fund by May 1st.

Lastly, these shirts will also be available in our Boston store upon its reopening.



‘Runners for Boston’ Unites Running Communities Nationwide

For Immediate Release

Boston, MA – April 22, 2012 – Marathon Sports and the Independent Running Retailer Association (IRRA) are teaming up to show their support for those affected by the events at the Boston Marathon.

People across the country want to know how they can help and what can they do? Running specialty stores nationwide and their vendor partners have come up with a way for you to show your support for Boston.

Called simply "Runners For Boston".

Running specialty stores across America will be hosting a “Runners For Boston” fun run on Monday, April 22nd at 6:30pm. Runners for Boston is a nationwide fun run to bring the community of runners together and show support for those affected in Boston on Monday, April 15th.  On these runs, participants can wear past/present Boston Marathon gear, the iconic blue & yellow, or the “Runners for Boston” t-shirt graphic. (Please note Marathon Sports will be hosting its own runs in the near future

T-shirts will be available at Marathon Sports stores for $20.00 with 100% of the money going directly to http://onefundboston.org/. Please watch social media for further details on availability.

We are ONE running community coming together to support a community that is an iconic symbol of running in America and to the world - BOSTON.

About the IRRA:

The Independent Running Retailers Association (IRRA) was formed to promote the interests of independent specialty running retailers. The organization provides a forum to achieve excellence through education, communication, advocacy, and member programs, while providing a support network to help running retailer business grow.