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Meet the Samaritans 2020 Marathon Team (Part 2)

The Samaritans 2020 Boston Marathon team is off to a record-breaking start, with more than $151,000 raised toward our team goal of $180,000 and 67 days to go! The 14 dedicated runners on this team are loss survivors, volunteers, and folks who have benefited from our programs and services. Each month leading up to the big day, we’ll be highlighting members of our outstanding team. This month, Caroline, Casey, Doug, and Jacqui share their experiences preparing for the 2020 Boston Marathon.

2020-02-12T12:38:25-05:00February 12th, 2020|

Running the Boston Marathon for Samaritans was truly the biggest honor of my life

Callahan McGuinness, 2019 Boston Marathon runner Running the Boston Marathon for Samaritans was truly the biggest honor of my life Going into it, I knew the process would be challenging and would push me physically. What I didn't expect was the emotional side of it this year. This process gave me the courage to have [...]

2019-07-11T09:49:46-04:00July 11th, 2019|

Meet the Samaritans 2019 Marathon Team (Part 4)

With just three days until the 2019 Boston Marathon, we are ecstatic to announce that our team has nearly surpassed $200,000 raised for our organization! The dedicated runners on this team are loss survivors, volunteers, and folks who have benefited from our programs and services. In our final highlight before the Marathon, we'd like to introduce you to Diana and Mo, who share how they're preparing for the big day.

2019-04-11T16:57:19-04:00April 10th, 2019|

Meet the Samaritans 2019 Marathon Team (Part 3)

The Samaritans 2019 Boston Marathon team is off to a record-breaking start, with nearly $150,000 raised toward our team goal of $160,000, with 60 days to go! The 13 dedicated individuals on this team are loss survivors, volunteers, and folks who have benefited from our programs and services. Each month leading up to the big day, we’ll be highlighting members of our outstanding team. This month, Amanda, Chris, and Erin R. share how they're preparing for the 2019 Boston Marathon.

2019-03-12T16:44:56-04:00March 12th, 2019|

Meet the Samaritans 2019 Marathon Team (Part 2)

The Samaritans 2019 Boston Marathon team is off to a record-breaking start, with more than $122,000 raised toward our team goal of $160,000, with 60 days to go! The 13 dedicated individuals on this team are loss survivors, volunteers, and folks who have benefited from our programs and services. Each month leading up to the big day, we’ll be highlighting members of our outstanding team. This month, Callahan and Joy share how they're preparing for the 2019 Boston Marathon.

2019-02-14T10:31:22-05:00February 13th, 2019|

Meet the Samaritans 2020 Marathon Team (Part 1)

The Samaritans 2020 Boston Marathon team is off to a record-breaking start, with more than $113,000 raised toward our team goal of $180,000 and 95 days to go! The 12 dedicated runners on this team are loss survivors, volunteers, and folks who have benefited from our programs and services. Each month leading up to the big day, we’ll be highlighting members of our outstanding team. This month, Amanda, Avery, and Callie share their experiences preparing for the 2020 Boston Marathon.

2020-02-12T12:15:10-05:00January 14th, 2020|

Meet the Samaritans 2019 Marathon Team (Part 1)

The Samaritans 2019 Boston Marathon team is off to a record-breaking start, with more than $100,000 raised toward our team goal of $150,000, with 88 days to go! The 13 dedicated individuals on this team are loss survivors, volunteers, and folks who have benefited from our programs and services. Each month leading up to the big day, we’ll be highlighting members of our outstanding team. This month, Sarah, Erin B., Tatiana, and Delaney share how they're preparing for the 2019 Boston Marathon.

2019-01-17T16:11:47-05:00January 16th, 2019|

Five years later, still Boston Strong

by Ron White, Chief Program Officer, Samaritans, Inc. A quilt hangs in the Samaritans office in Boston, depicting familiar scenes in the city — the Zakim Bridge, the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade, and the Prudential building. In big letters at the top, it reads “Boston Strong.” Across the bottom, a map from Hopkinton to Boston depicts [...]

2018-04-12T09:51:40-04:00April 12th, 2018|

Meet the Samaritans 2018 Boston Marathon Team (Part 5)

With less than a week until Race Day, Samaritans 2018 Boston Marathon Team continues to ramp up both fundraising and training, with more than $115,000 raised toward our team goal of $145,000! The 14 dedicated individuals on this team are loss survivors, volunteers, and people that have benefited from our Helpline. They are taking on 26.2 miles to raise funds and support Samaritans’ programs and services. In our final Marathon highlight, check out our Q&A session with Samantha and Gretchen about the homestretch of their training.

2018-04-10T16:41:30-04:00April 10th, 2018|