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Mary O’Donnell 5K Race to Cure ALS

The Mary O’Donnell 5K Race to Cure ALS will be held at Pine Banks Park in Melrose, MA on Sunday, August 11, 2019.

Date: August 11th, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Pine Banks Park, Melrose
Distance: 5 k race
Cost: $30 for runners/walkers

The race is held in memory of Mary O’Donnell a loving wife and mother who lost her courageous four year battle to ALS on November 1, 2014. She was 51 years old.


Mary O’Donnell

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Mary Pomer O’Donnell was born in Boston on September 13, 1963, the sixth of twelve children of Frank A. Pomer and Margaret (Flatley) Pomer. Mary was raised in Belmont, MA graduating from Belmont High School in 1981. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from The College of The Holy Cross in 1985 and her Law Degree from Suffolk University in 1994. On June 9, 1990 she married Bill O’Donnell and they made their home in Melrose MA.

Mary was a homemaker who took great pride in taking care of her family. She was the devoted and loving mother to her five children, Tom, Jim, Matt, Luke and Maria. She enjoyed going to the beach, was a person who enjoyed the simpler things in life and never took anything for granted. She cherished the quiet times with her husband and enjoyed attending all the activities that her children were involved in whether it be school functions or sporting events.

Walk of Hope for ALS



Gather friends and Family for the Walk of Hope for ALS which will be held on Saturday, September 7th.

The 3.5 Mile walk, at the lower common in Wakefield, MA is a day to walk for those who no longer can.

Registration begins at 9:00 am with the walk stepping off at 11:00 am.

The Walk features the release of doves for those living with ALS for those who lost their courageous battle to the disease.

There is plenty of family activities and refreshments.

Join us!

Download the Brochure here

You can encourage supporters to donate to your team by clicking here

You can collect pledges from friends and family by downloading the pledge sheet here.

Click here to register.


The Walk of Hope for ALS teams are signing up!
Our Teams:
Corvette Gals
George’s Angels
Johnny’s Team
June’s Joggers
Kelly Krew
KMS 313
Nana’s bananas
Pauline’s Pack
Team Ranman
Team Wilfred John

Annual Golf Tournament

The fifth Annual Golf Tournament will held on Monday, September 30th at the Hopkinton Country Club.

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