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Amy Pepe, a long-time marathoner, saw the race through a different lens this year. This blog is for her mother, Valerie, and for all those who overcome their doubts to reach new heights.read more
Having grown up in the foster care system, Branden is running the 2016 Boston Marathon in support of Silver Lining Mentoring, the only mentoring organization in Massachusetts exclusively serving youth in foster care.read more
Lesley Germann is a Disability Operations Manager for Manulife, John Hancock’s parent company, and has been employed by the Company for fourteen years. This is her 4th Boston Marathon.read more
Chris Benyo has finished 7 marathons as a duo team with his wife, Denise, who in 2015 defied the odds to become 1 in 20,000 to live more than 5 years with ALS. For this inspiring team, Boston 2016 is a celebration.read more
At 24 years old, Brandon suffered a severe spinal cord injury that changed his life forever. Instead of letting it stop him, he set his sights on finding a cure. The Boston Marathon is one step toward that goal.read more
Having emigrated from Peru at a young age after being separated from her father for three years, Magaly is running the Boston Marathon to ease the transition process for others in her shoes.read more
Physical limitations have caused Eric setbacks along the way, but nothing could keep him from his love of running.read more