Boston Marathon: Residents running for a cause

Above: On Marathon Monday, several Southborough residents will be running for good causes (images copied/cropped from fundraising pages and charity websites)

Once again, Southborough runners are in training for the Boston Marathon. This year, 14 residents are assigned bibs. At least half of them are using the Patriot’s Day run to raise funds for worthy causes.

Below are the causes being supported, with links to the runners’ pages.

Brendon Giblin for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Searching for a cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.

Nancy Gould for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Funding the brightest, most creative scientists making basic research discoveries that are transforming cancer treatment.

Charles Hagedorn for AKTIV against cancer

Getting people active while going through treatments. 

Kayla Lewkowicz for Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Serving the needs of our local and global community, providing the highest quality health care to patients and their families, expanding the boundaries of medicine through research, and educating the next generation of health care professionals.

Dan Roy for The Michael Carter Lisnow Respite Center

Providing emotional and physical support for individuals with disabilities and their families.

Nicole Torres for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)

Raising awareness of health care bias and promoting health equity in our communities.

Andrea Zuchora for New England Center For Children

Transforming the lives of children with autism worldwide through education, research, and technology.

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