BENEFITING: MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
ORGANIZER: MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
EVENT: 2013 Boston Marathon
EVENT DATE: Apr 15, 2013
Mileage Tracker: 250
My Journey of Being Thankful.
This year, I have been accepted as a member of the Mass General Marathon Team Fighting Kids' Cancer ... One Step at a Time! When I accepted this amazing opportunity, selfishly, I started to think about what exactly motivated me to run this marathon - and what motivated me to raise $5,000 for the
I started to read my team member's stories and I was suddenly taken back. The Mass General Marathon Team Fighting Kids' Cancer ... One Step at a Time has runners, who as children, were once patients at the Mass General Hospital for Children. The team also has runners who have lost family members to this terrible disease and are running in honor of them - to remember them.
It was such an eye-opening experience to read these stories, and in turn, to finally realize and understand, what motivated me to make this commitment. It all finally made sense.
I made this commitment because I am thankful.
And I made this commitment because I can.
to make this commitment. That is why I'm running. And that is why I'm raising.
I hope that you will help me on my journey as I raise money, awareness and hope for a brighter tomorrow - because we can.
You'll also want to follow my journey at Anything.Everything.Renee where I prove to the world that it is possible to raise $5,000 (when you've never done it before) and it is possible to run 26.2 miles (when you've never done it before).
Thank you in advance for your tremendous support - it means the world to the Mass General Hospital for Children!
Here's to the journey...