We're busy!

Massachusetts is home to not only several MARS sponsored events each year, but we are also regularly home to NIRSA Championship tournaments and regional/national conferences. Remember to check out the NIRSA Region 1 website for information about nearby events outside of our state.


NIRSA Region I 5k

April 22-25, 2021


  • Register for only $15 and print your custom Race Bib

  • Complete the 5k your way

  • Submit your time and print your Finisher Certificate

  • Share a selfie on Instagram with #Region1Run 

    • Upload results and verification photos by April 25, 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Your T-Shirt and Prizes will be shipped right to you

  • Check out the link for all the details!


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Roundtables

Quarterly Roundtables

Thank you to Meghan Jordan (Moderator) and Daryl Shreve (Secretary) for their help facilitating these roundtables.

Have Questions? Please email Ryan Parsons (rparsons@bu.edu)

MARS is hosting Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Roundtables on:


Hear from Directors on initiatives that their departments have implemented, and discuss questions/topics from the google form if time allows.

Any MA recreation staff or student is eligible to attend. We hope to see you there!

2021 MARS State Social


Coming Soon!