On July 3rd, Mary will be taking to the roads in Foxborough at Gillette Stadium for the Finish at the 50 5K. It's her first race back after sustaining what many predicted would be a running career ending injury. She is predicting a 46:52 time or better. Follow her training on her blog Life is a Marathon-Journey Well.
Mary ran a PR after a 2 year running hiatus, returning to the roads on 5/25/13 at the Bill Rodgers 5K and Prostate Cancer Walk. Race Director J. Alain Ferry of RaceMenu was so inspired by her run, that he asked WCVB co-anchor man Phil Lipof to share her story at the awards ceremony. Here's the surprise post race celebration:
Mary was featured as a volunteer on the Boston Athletic Association website. Read about why she volunteers by following this link.
Visit Mary's Author's Page on Amazon to purchase her books of inspirational poetry, "Coming Home:A Memoir of Healing, Hope and Possibility" and "Journey Well." 50% of all proceeds are donated to prevent suicide among the military and veterans and to assist those families who have been affected by a military related suicide through the Arredondo Family Foundation. They are also the first foundation to provide support to siblings of military and veterans.
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