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Run for Research  |  April 18, 2016

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Why Run for Research?

The American Liver Foundation’s Run for Research program is the oldest marathon team in the Boston Athletic Association's Official Charity Program.  For over two decades we have helped thousands of runners compete in the historic Boston Marathon® while raising funds for the fight against liver disease.

Over the past 26 years we have raised more than $17 million to support the American Liver Foundation's mission to facilitate, advocate, and promote education, support, and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease.  Join us this season as we work to meet our $1 million goal!

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Program Benefits

Our longstanding Run for Research program has been revered as one of the most supportive, energizing, and fun charity teams.  Team benefits include:

  • Access to our seasoned coaches
  • Training plans catered to specific ability levels
  • Saturday team runs
  • Two long runs on the Boston Marathon® course
  • Team meetings & social events
  • Patient Runner Connection Program
  • Personalized fundraising webpage and fundraising assistance
  • Discounted Marathon Weekend hotel rooms at the Westin Copley Place Hotel
  • Marathon Weekend Events: Team Brunch Celebration, Post Marathon Party with complementary showers, massages, food & more!
  • Race day shirt or singlet




Campaign Progress
of Goal
$115,715.87 Raised
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Top Participants
  1 -  Deborah Tully ($20,885.00)
  2 -  Jason Boulware ($10,100.00)
  3 -  Michael Lillie ($5,410.00)
  4 -  Kelly Daymude ($5,094.47)
  5 -  Nicole Wozniak ($4,155.00)
  6 -  Meghan Rhodes ($3,371.00)
  7 -  Kimberly Hermesch ($3,310.00)
  8 -  Ellen Spring ($2,835.00)
  9 -  Michael Goulart, Jr ($2,760.00)
  10 -  Courtney Fratto Fratto ($2,525.00)

Event Contact Information:
Event Manager: Daria Zavarelli
Event Manager Phone: (617) 527-5600
Event Manager Email:
Event Location:
Boston, MA
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