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Angel Fund Fundraising Events

Boston Marathon 2023

Boston Marathon 2023

The Angel Fund Boston Marathon Team has taken on the challenge of running 26.2 miles  in the 2023 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17th. Our team will raising funds for critical ALS research for a treatment and cure for ALS.

We are proud to support an amazing Angel Fund Team as they step to cure ALS. We hope you will too!


Meet our Team:

Matt Bergin

Russell Becker

Meghan King

Mike Myers

Brooke Stewart

Dawn Timlin

Mykayla Timlin


You can donate to the Team by clicking here.

Casino Night

Casino Night

Join us for a fun night of charity gambling!

The Casino night will be held on Saturday, April 22nd with proceeds benefiting The Angel Fund.

You can play Roulette, Craps, Black Jack and Let it Ride. Each player will receive $1500 play chips, 2 drink tickets. Beer, wine, soda and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Where: United Civil, 240 Newbury Street, Danvers, MA

Time: 7 p.m.

Cost: $60 per person – Register here.

Table Sponsorships are available (10 available)

For further information contact:
Margaret Crateau at 978.578.4305 or Kathleen Bonauito at 508.527.3318.



Harpoon 5 Miler

Harpoon 5 Miler

The 22nd annual Harpoon 5-Miler, sponsored by Harpoon Brewery to benefit The Angel Fund for ALS Research, will be held on Sunday, May 21st. Approximately 5,000 runners participate in the 5-Miler which has raised more than $2.6 million for ALS research.

This year, global sports brand PUMA is partnering with Harpoon Brewery for the first time as the presenting sponsor of the event.

The 22nd annual Harpoon 5-Miler begins with bib pickup at 8 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. The pushrim and handcycle race begins at 9:55 a.m. with the race kicking off at 10 a.m. Individuals and team awards will be presented at 12 noon for the following:

Individual Awards

Fastest Overall (Male/Female)

Fastest Friend of Harpoon (Male/Female)

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Pushrim & Handcycle

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place (Male/Female) in the following age categories: 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

1st Place Male/Female winning times are determined by “gun time” as per USATF rules.

Team Awards

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Male 4-Pack Team

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Female 4-Pack Team

1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Coed 4-Pack Team (must be a minimum of 1 female or male to qualify)

All runners, whether running as part of a team or not, will be timed individually and have their time posted compared to the entire race field. Runners who are part of team will have their time scored as part of the team’s time.

Registration is now open and participants can register on the website until 11:59 p.m. EDT on May 15, 2023.

Harpoon 5-Miler ($60 Entry Fee) includes:

o          Entrance into the Harpoon 5-Miler

o          Commemorative race day shirt

o          2 beer tickets (Friends of Harpoon will receive a 3rd beer ticket)

o          Post-race meal

o          2023 finishing medal

o          Harpoon 5-Miler 2023 pint cup

o          Donation to The Angel Fund

o          Post-race dance party at Harpoon Brewery with DJ Steve Greco!

 Harpoon 5-Miler participants are encouraged to raise additional funds for The Angel Fund for ALS Research in addition to the entry fee. Fundraising awards will be presented to runners based upon donations made online or received via mail

Squirrel Run XXV

Squirrel Run XXV

The 25th Annual Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS, (the Squirrel Run XXV), a 5-mile run, 2.5-mile fitness walk and family fun day which will be held on Saturday, June 10th 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 $30 for registrations received before May 25th, 2023 and $35 after that date. Numbers will not be mailed prior to the race. REGISTER HERE.

We DO ACCEPT day of registrations.

Registrations can also be sent to the Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS, 649 Main Street, 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 at  (617) 968-6706, or email him at

Lou Tozzi -617-947-1031

Download the brochure HERE.

Want to be a sponsor? Click here for details.

Sharon Timlin Memorial Event - A Race to Cure ALS

Sharon Timlin Memorial Event – A Race to Cure ALS

The Sharon Timlin Memorial Event – A Race to Cure ALS – 20th anniversary

Step Up to Cure ALS! Join us on Saturday, June 17th in Hopkinton, MA for a 5k race, kids color run and family fun day with something for everyone! (Virtual option available for the 5k and kids fun run.)  Net proceeds support The Angel Fund for ALS Research, benefiting ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) research at UMass Chan Medical School.

8:30am: 5k Race Starts
10:00am: Kids Color Run Starts and 5k Awards Ceremony
11:00am: Raffle Ends
12:00pm: Event Ends

Race begins and ends at Hopkinton High School, 90 Hayden Rowe Street
Hopkinton, MA

The race is held in memory of Sharon Timlin, mother of former Red Sox pitcher Mike Timlin.

Click here to learn more and to register.


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