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Brookline Residents Taking Part In BAA Half Marathon


On Sunday, October 12, 2014, 28 runners from Brookline will be running in the 14th annual Boston Athletic Association Half Marathon presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, as members of the official Dana-Farber team.

The group includes Jared Bacheller, Margaret Bourdeaux, Jennifer Bowen, Melissa Briggs, Jessica Cassidy, Laura Cline, Kha Dickerman, Heather Dillman, Amy Finn-Welch, Michael Gordon, Christina Gordon, Aida Hansen, Philip Hartmann, Jaquelyn Jahn, Michaela Koscher, Desta Marika, James McCarthy, Allison Merz, Giovanni Parmigiani, Casey Quinn, Rosalind Segal, Eva Sklaver, Meir Stampfer, Joshua Ungar, Juliana Valentin, Nicholas Welles, Randie White and Jennifer Zinser.

More than 570 Dana-Farber team members will raise awareness and at least $750 each to support adult and pediatric patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber.

To support a runner in the event, please visit here.

The 13.1-mile rolling course is an out-and-back loop that runs along the Emerald Necklace park system. It will begin and end in White Stadium in Boston’s Franklin Park. The event attracts a field of more than 8,000 runners, including world-class athletes.