The 26.2 Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.  Its mission is to promote and support the sport of marathoning, as well as health, wellness and economic development initiatives through strategic investments in innovative, multi-generational programs on local, regional, national and global levels.
Programs may include but are not limited to:
Government and public initiatives in local, state, national and international settings.
Facilitating international relations and economic development
Celebrating the sport of marathoning regionally, nationally and globally
Creating and supporting multi-generational wellness, fitness, and educational programs
Establishing the International Marathon Center
Investing in programs that advance the civic image of Hopkinton, the MetroWest region, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 
Conceiving of, facilitating and leading fund raising projects