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On July 3rd, Mary took 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 came within 27 seconds of her PR from the Bill Rodgers 5K in 2015. She will be running Falmouth in the Fall in November, the 2016 Bermuda Half Marathon in January and the 2016 Newport Marathon in October. Follow her training and all of her adventures, insight and wisdom on her blog Life is a Marathon-Journey Well.

On November 3, 2015 at 12 noon EST, Mary will be the guest of world renowned healer and author, Bernie Siegel, MD or Bernie as he prefers to be called to talk about her latest book of inspirational poetry, "Feel the Heal: An Anthology of Poems to Heal Your Life," on his Mind Health Matters internet radio show. Call in 9 - 10 am, PT at 800-555-5453 Bernie is a world-renown physician, author, lecturer & advocate for individuals facing challenges of chronic illness. Learn the dynamics of mind-body medicine & reach out for the help that Bernie so lovingly provides. Visit the radio show's website at HealthyLife.Net

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:

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."

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