Run For Boston This Saturday

A grassroots group invites everyone — runners, walkers, bikers, spectators — to a community run/walk this Saturday (April 20, 8 a.m.) at Compo Beach.

58cef16198d863f0f0450efc44cf3370The event — organized by the Joggers Club — is a response to Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing.

Donations will be collected for the family of 8-year-old Martin Richard, who was killed after hugging his father at the finish line, and his 7-year-old sister Jane, who lost her leg; 27-year-old Jeff Bauman, who lost both legs as he waited for his girlfriend to finish, and the Boston Marathon team and first responders.

After a few words in memory of those killed and maimed in Boston, the run/walk will begin. The route loops around Green’s Farms Road.

Great Cakes is sponsoring the event.

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