This spring, The New England Center for Children (NECC) will have ten runners representing six states participate in the 128th Bank of America Boston Marathon®, which will take place on April 15, 2024.
The New England Center for Children has been named an official charity as part of the 2024 Bank of America Boston Marathon® Charity Program. Through the Bank of America Boston Marathon Official Charity Program, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) provides invitational entries to the Boston Marathon to select non-profit organizations that focus on building healthy communities.
On Marathon Monday, Norwell native Emily McKenna will combine her love for running and her younger brother, Michael, by running the 127th Boston Marathon as a member of The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) charity team.
Marathon Monday has always been one of the best days of the year for Shrewsbury native Courtney Howe-Cotto. This year, it will have even more meaning for the now-Boston resident, as she will be running the 127th Boston Marathon as a member of The New England Center for Children’s (NECC) charity team.
Each year, the Boston Marathon brings together runners from around the globe for one of the world’s most storied major marathons. This year, one of the international runners who will be running into Boston on April 17 will be NECC staff member Kerry Egan, a resident of Abu Dhabi, UAE.
For the last 13 years, New Jersey native and current Watertown resident Ashley Lagas has cheered for Boston Marathon runners as a spectator. This April, she will be on the other side of the ropes running and raising money for The New England Center for Children (NECC).
Rachel Vick, a level 2 teacher at NECC, has been running since she was 13 years old. During the last decade, running has provided Vick with a number of challenges and opportunities, including the one to run the 126th Boston Marathon raising funds for NECC.
Growing up in Massachusetts, running the Boston Marathon was always a lifelong goal for Bellingham native and current San Diego resident Alexa DiAntonio. Being able to raise money for The New England Center for Children while doing it has been a bonus.