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Two Westborough residents to run for Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts

Westborough – Westborough residents Andrea Zuchora and Charles Bostwick will be part of the 10-person team representing The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (Team BIA-MIA) in the New Balance Falmouth Road Race Sunday, Aug. 21.

The annual seven-mile race attracts an estimated 11,000 racers from across the globe, each with their own personal connection to BIA-MA and brain injuries. Zuchora will run for her mother, and all mothers and daughters affected by brain injury.

While the Falmouth Road Race was not intended to be a charity race, their “Numbers for Nonprofit” program allows organizations like BIA-MA to race and raise funds through FirstGiving, the race’s official fundraising partner. Donations to Team BIA-MA support leadership, support services, advocacy, and prevention and education programs.

“We’re so thankful for all of our volunteers and particularly those who run Falmouth,” said Nicole Godaire, BIA-MA executive director. “They all have such personal connections to the organization and while running a road race in August is by no means an easy task, it’s a testament to their commitment to our organization.”

BIA-MA is one of the first and oldest organizations in the state to offer support and resources to brain injury survivors and their families, in addition to prevention programs, education, and legislative advocacy. Their mission is to create a better future for survivors and their families, and their work will continue with three walks held across the state in September

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