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NECStR Run WFD 6k Road Race

The staff at the NECStR, New England Center for Stroke Research participated in the Worcester Fire Department's 6K Road Road Race. The race is held each year to commemorate the  6 fallen firefighters from the Worcester Cold Storage fire in 1999. The race donates proceeds to four local charities. Learn more about the WFD 6K race.

In addition to this important memorial, Director Matt Gounis reports that the lab ran the race in response to the internet challenge to the Interventional Neurological Surgery community’s awareness about physical activity and stroke prevention: https://twitter.com/hashtag/ELVOpushupchallenge?src=hash

NECStR WFD 6K Road Race
Runners wear their medals after the race. Top photo L to R:
Jildaz Caroff- Fulbright fellow at NECStR, PH, Neuroradiologie Interventionnelle, Hôpital Bicêtre, Paris, France
Matt Gounis – Director of NECStR and Professor of Radiology, UMMS
Sarah Johnson- Visiting Scholar at NECStR, PhD Candidate, University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Robert King- PhD Candidate at NECStR, Joint program UMMS-WPI
Miklos Marosfoi- Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, UMASS
Chris Raskett- Sr Research Associate at NECStR, UMASS
NECStR WFD 6K Road Race