Allstate® Life Insurance and non-profit organization Give Your Sole have partnered to collect moderately used athletic shoes to donate to charity at the Allstate Life Insurance Boston 13.1 Marathon® on Sunday, September 16 (Suffolk Downs, 111 Waldemar Ave, East Boston, MA.
Race series sponsor Allstate® Life Insurance and Give Your Sole created the shoe donation platform as a means to give back to local communities around 13.1 Marathon® races across the country. In 2012, Allstate and Give Your Sole will collect shoes at five races through the program.
All shoes collected in Boston will benefit the Boston Rescue Mission, an organization aiding the homeless and poor men and women of Greater Boston for more than 100 year.
Donations from race participants and Boston residents will also be collected during 13.1 Marathon® packet pick-up at Fast: Splits Multisport on Friday, September 14 and at the Karhu and Craft North American headquarters on Saturday, September 15.
Runners who donate their shoes on race day will receive a free pair of flip-flops to wear home.
If you are interested in running the Allstate Life Insurance Boston 13.1 Marathon with The Running Griffin, please email email@example.com for a free entry. First two that email get the entry!