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Matt Bergin’s 2020 Boston Marathon Run

Matt Bergin is running the 2020 Boston Marathon for the 30th consecutive year!!


As an avid marathoner, Matt has a long history of running Marathons. In 2020, Matt will be running his 30th consecutive Boston Marathon. He also has run a marathon on each of the seven continents – the 25th person in the world to do so.
Matt also is very philanthropic. For 29 years he raised money for cancer research and has raised money for ALS research for the past three years.
Matt’s wife Heather is also a marathoner, having run 15 Boston Marathons.
On April 20th next year in 2020 we will cheer Matt on for the 30th year. Join his family at mile 17 on Marathon Monday!
Let’s help Matt reach his fundraising goal and donate today.
Donate in honor of Matt’s Boston Marathon by clicking here.


Squirrel Run XXIII

The 23rd Annual Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS, (the Squirrel Run XXII), a 5-mile run, 2.5-mile fitness walk and family fun day which will be held on Saturday, June 13th at Pageant Field, Merrymount Parkway in Quincy.

Proceeds from the Squirrel Run will benefit The Angel Fund for ALS Research. single squirrelJimmy Kennedy lost his courageous battle with ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in 1997 at the age of 31.

Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate in the 5-mile run and 2.5-mile walk that begins with registration at 8 a.m. The 2.5-mile fitness walk starts at 9 a.m. followed by the 5-mile run at 10 a.m. Childrens’ events begin at 11 a.m. The USA Track and Field, New England Association officially sanctions the course.

The cost is $25 for registrations received before May 25th, 2020 and $30 after that date. Click here to register. Participants may register at the race. Numbers will not be mailed prior to the race.

Registrations can also be sent to the Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS, 649 Main, Wakefield, MA 01880.

In addition to the race and walk, the day will be filled with entertainment for children, plenty of refreshments, and awards for competitive runners in all divisions for men and women. There will be trophies, gift certificates, and other awards, as well as raffle prizes.

For additional registration information, or for further information please call Rich (Ratt) Kennedy (781) 383-6008, or email him at

Download the brochure here.

If you would like to fundraise, please click here.

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