Episode 51: Chris Marino – Boston Marathon Leadup, and #BFightsALD

– Welcome Chris Marino
– 6 Previous marathons prior to this year’s Boston
– Chris’ start in running
– Running on every street in Grafton, MA
City Strides
– 4x4x48 – Chris ran 4 miles every 4 hours for 48 hours
– Chris’ son Braden battling with Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD)
– Chris is spreading awareness and also helping to raise funds to directly support Braden’s neurologist, Dr. Florian Eichler who is conducting life-saving ALD research.
Go to https://because.massgeneral.org/fundraiser/3141105 to help support this charity
– Getting a bib for Boston
– Chris’ running partner/teammate, Octavio “Oggie” Melo
– Oggie running the Newport Marathon – his first marathon
– #BFightsALD
– Track Chris at the Boston Marathong – https://track.rtrt.me/e/BOSTON-2021?fbclid=IwAR0u9Eb8BUO1OWOMBubY1qCCmFTmyEDfm9gHxuZoU4eHJkaOZoNxqHCZ4hM#/dash/RCL6PK8D


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