The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) is pleased to announce that Team MTF – Running for Research raised a total of $45,832 on their journey to the 2016 Boston Marathon. The team members included: Nicole Bucar, Marcy Cook, and David Otto. This historic event took place on April 18 th , 2016.

Team MTF worked extremely hard to raise funds and create awareness for the Foundation over the past several months. Massage Therapy Foundation President, Jerrilyn Cambron LMT, DC, MPH, PhD, states, “We are extremely grateful for the dedication and energy that the team put forth this year. I also would like to thank John Hancock for giving the Foundation the opportunity to participate in their exclusive Non-Profit Marathon Program.”

Pictured: David Otto, Marcy Cook, and Nicole Bucar The Massage Therapy Foundation would also like to thank the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Massage Warehouse, and Performance Health for taking part in this fundraising opportunity. The three organizations were corporate partners and made it possible for each runner to succeed in this world class event.

For over 30 years, John Hancock has been the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon. Each year John Hancock donates hundreds of guaranteed entries to select nonprofits through the Non-Profit Marathon Program. Organizations utilize these entries to gather individual runners who pledge in to raise money in support of their mission.

About the Massage Therapy Foundation

The Massage Therapy Foundation is a 501(c) 3 public charity, with a mission to advance the knowledge and practice of massage by supporting scientific research, education, and community service. For more information on the Foundation, please visit