Local residents taking part in Jimmy Fund Walk


Local residents taking part in Jimmy Fund Walk
Pauline Sciarappa, left, and Joshua Callinan will be taking part in the Jimmy Fund Walk on Oct. 1. (Photo/Maureen Sullivan)

REGION – Local residents will be taking part in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, presented by Hyundai, on Sunday, Oct. 1.


Kristen Lourie-Boudreau, Melissa Oliva, James Boudreau, Leonard Tocman, Ann Maloney, Michelle Kosinski, Jodie Lenti, Scott Spangenberg, Kathleen Keohane, Maribeth Sciplini and 14 others.


Nader Montaheni, Kevin Blanchard, Brianna Fontes, Nasim Ghanavizchian, Katie Trudelle, Tom Galvin, Anne Miller, Susan Chartrand, Cheryl Franke, Pauline Sciarappa, and eight others.


Renee Gould, Pamela Meoli, McKenzie Roy, Jennifer Kimball, Zach Chartrand, Suzette Moreau, Linda Rawstron and Joyce Knoll.


Cyndi Barnes, Bryce Hana, Viji Daniel, Kate Martinsen, Shirley Sheridan, Ryan Newell, Katherine Sparre, Dianne Simmons and Robert Silver.


Chris Bryant, Charlie Wolfson, Erik Scott, Lisa Scott, Sue Smith, Perumal Appavuchetty, Katie Shaffert, Audrea Lehman, Karen Shaffert and Jeffrey Ward, and 16 others.


Nicolena Russo, Joan Morrissey, Erin Holmes, Kevin Quigley, Michelle Russo, Catherine Glennon, Megan Lashmit, Andrea Bray, Lauren Morrison, Matt Jackson and six others.

“Throughout the past 34 years, the Jimmy Fund Walk has continuously supported life-saving research and cancer care at Dana-Farber. The 2023 walk will be held during the Jimmy Fund’s 75th anniversary year and will aim to raise $9 million in the effort to prevent, treat, and defy cancer,” said Zack Blackburn, director of the Jimmy Fund Walk.

Participants have the flexibility to choose from four distance options: 5K walk (from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Longwood Medical Campus); 10K walk (from Newton); half marathon walk (from Wellesley); and marathon walk (from Hopkinton). They will be treated to 10 refueling stations as well as poster-sized photographs of patients – Jimmy Fund Walk Heroes – displayed at each mile and half-mile marker as inspiration.

To register to walk or volunteer or to support a walker, visit www.JimmyFundWalk.org or call 866-531-9255.

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