Coastal Medical Transportation Systems Proud to Provide EMS Support for 128th Boston Marathon

For the Second Consecutive Year Organization Will Supply Ambulances, Bikes, and Over 100 Medical Personnel to Ensure the Health & Safety of Runners and Spectators in Communities Along the Marathon Route

HYANNIS, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Coastal Medical Transportation Systems (CMTS), a privately owned and operated medical transportation company dedicated to providing the highest quality of care with compassion, dignity and respect for customers and their patients, today announced that they will again support the Boston Marathon Medical Deployment during the 128th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2024. Under the terms of the partnership, CMTS will work in close collaboration with state public safety agencies, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Ambulance Strike Team, providing primary EMS support to the company’s 9-1-1 partners, Brookline, Newton, and its newest contract Wellesley. In total CMTS will have over 100 personnel located up and down the 26.2 mile marathon route across the greater Boston area.

“We are thrilled to continue our Boston Marathon collaboration with the Boston Athletic Association again this year and have been planning and training for months to guarantee we have the proper resources in place to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants, spectators, and residents of the communities we serve,” said Alex Theoharidis, Founder and CEO of Coastal Medical Transportation Systems. “Coastal Medical Transportation Systems has grown extensively in recent years. As one of the largest ambulance networks in the state of Massachusetts I believe we are well suited to support a deployment of this magnitude and scale. CMTS is proud to be part of such a historical international athletic event.”

Personnel provided by CMTS on race day will include 38 ambulances, bike teams, mobile medical teams on Gators, tactical EMS, communication personnel, and command staff. In addition to offering primary EMS support to Brookline, Newton, and Wellesley CMTS will be supporting the BAA Medical tents in Natick, Wellesley, and Newton.

“When it comes to ensuring for the safety and well-being of the 128th Boston Marathon’s runners, support staff and spectators, not a single element of planning can be compromised,” said Chris Troyanos, Medical Coordinator for the Boston Athletic Association. “Over the past three months the Boston Athletic Association has worked side by side with our valued partner Coastal Medical Transportation Systems, to ensure that we have the proper level of boots on the ground EMS resources in place within the community to prepare for any and every scenario. We are ready for race day.”

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s best-known road racing events with a course running from Hopkinton in southern Middlesex County to Copley Square in Boston. The event traditionally attracts over 500,000 spectators along the route, making it New England’s most viewed sporting event annually.

About Coastal Medical Transportation Systems

Founded in 2013, Coastal Medical Transportation Systems LLC (CMTS) is a 24/7 Emergency & non-emergency transportation service serving healthcare institutions and patients across New England. The company offers a variety of services from mobile COVID-19 testing and vaccination, Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life Support (ALS), 911 emergency ambulance services and mobile healthcare as well as wheelchair and walk-on transportation to and from their desired destination or event, for both medical and non-medical appointments. Our team delivers clinically superior care and utilizes the latest emergency medical services (EMS) technology.

In 2022 CMTS announced the acquisition of Transformative Healthcare’s Massachusetts medical transportation arm, comprised of Fallon Ambulance Service and LifeLine Ambulance Service. This deal made CMTS one of the largest ambulance networks in the state by both geographic reach and number of patients served. Learn more:



Jessy Green on behalf of Coastal Medical Transportation Systems

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