January 9, 2013
The deadline for securing an official Boston Marathon bib in support of the UMass ALS Champion Fund has been extended to Friday, Jan. 18. Runners must commit to raising $6,000 each for the fund, which supports ALS research at UMass Medical School.
The 2012 UMass ALS Champion Fund Boston Marathon team raised more than $80,000 for the cause.
Interested runners should visit the UMass ALS Champion Fund Boston Marathon page for an application. For answers to any questions, contact Katie Friend, community outreach coordinator in the UMass Medicine Development Office, via email at Katie.Friend@umassmed.edu.
Learn more about the Champion Fund on their website and Facebook page or follow them on Twitter at @UMassALS.
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