American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts wrote -
On April 15th, 39 runners will compete in the 117th B.A.A. Boston Marathon to benefit the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts!
Team Red Cross brings together runners of all ages and abilities in support of the American Red Cross mission. Now in it's second year, Team Red Cross prepares runners for success in the Boston Marathon and provides a rewarding charitable-giving experience.
All funds raised by Team Red Cross benefit American Red Cross programs and services throughout eastern Massachusetts.
We are proud to partner with Dan Fitzgerald and Justin Bourdon of Heartbreak Hill Running Company to provide expert training and guidance for our runners.
Follow Team Red Cross throughout the marathon training season! Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/#!/ARC.EasternMass or follow us on Twitter at @RedCrossEastMA.
About the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts
The American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts is one of the largest Red Cross chapters in the nation, serving 181 communities and five million residents. The American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts mobilizes more than 2,500 volunteers and staff members annually to provide services to nearly 690,000 people across the region.
Funds raised by Team Red Cross participants will benefit American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts programs and services, including:
Disaster Preparedness and Response, Health and Safety Training, Food and Nutrition Programs, Healthcare Job Training and Nurse Aid State Testing, International Services/Service to the Armed Forces, Volunteer Resources, Youth Programs and more!
To learn more, visit us at redcross.org/ma/boston or call 617-274-5243.
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.