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Camy/David 5K coming November 9

For the 19th consecutive year, the USATF-certified Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk will once again provide a competitive road race, a fun walk, family atmosphere, and terrific raffles. The run/walk will be held on Saturday, November 9, at the Walpole Italian-American Club, located on 109 Stone St. in Walpole. Race director Paul Clerici...
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Westwood PMC Kids Ride raises $50K

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Sunday, the kids of Westwood, along with a few adult volunteers that made sure they didn’t go astray, hopped on their bicycles to take part in the PMC Kids Ride, a fundraiser and bike ride designed to let kids take part in the Pan-Mass Challenge. [caption id="attachment_33826"...
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PMC Kids Ride approaches

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As the 12th annual Westwood Pan Mass Challenge Kids Ride approaches, hundreds of eager young riders will be taking to their bikes in order to raise money for a great cause. Over the past 11 years, the Westwood community alone has raised nearly $600k for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund to...
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Needham Pink Barbarians raise cancer funds

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Needham residents Doug Fox and Dina Hannigan will be leading the Pink Barbarian team in the Jimmy Fund Marathon Walk on September 23. The Pink Barbarians, arriving from across the country, will march the 26.6 mile Boston Marathon route in full armor to help fund cutting-edge care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The...
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DS riders to take on PMC

On August 4 and 5, 51 riders from Dover and Sherborn will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of topping last year’s record-breaking gift and raising $52 million for critical cancer research and patient care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The Dover riders are as follows: David Adams, Michael Boussy,...
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Wellesley gearing up for Turkey Trot

Local runners are gearing up for the 2017 Wellesley Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run, a community road race that has become a beloved Thanksgiving Day tradition. This year’s race will take place on Thursday, November 23 at 8 a.m. in Linden Square. With less than two months until race day, organizers are...
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Running for fun, and for a cause

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Members of the community were out in droves for the fourth annual Nora Searle Memorial Fun Run to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Sunday, October 1. The event is intended to remember and celebrate the life of Nora Searle, a life-long resident of Sherborn. An athlete, student, and friend, Nora died in April, 2012,...
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Nora Searle Fun Run coming soon

The fourth annual Nora Searle Memorial Fun Run to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will be held on Sunday, October 1, rain or shine. With an 8:00 a.m. start at the Pine Hill Elementary School in Sherborn, the Fun Run will finish at the Dover-Sherborn Regional Schools athletic fields, in Dover. The 4.02-mile Fun Run winds...
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Nora Searle Fun Run coming soon

The fourth annual Nora Searle Memorial Fun Run to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will be held on Sunday, October 1, rain or shine. With an 8:00 a.m. start at the Pine Hill Elementary School in Sherborn, the Fun Run will finish at the Dover-Sherborn Regional Schools athletic fields, in Dover. The 4.02-mile Fun Run winds...
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Needham’s Chris Blood to run Marathon

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On Monday, April 17, Chris Blood will be running the Boston Marathon for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Chris will be running for Dana-Farber because last year his family lost a great man to cancer. John Bergstrom, a veteran runner of the Boston Marathon, was the rock of his family and a guiding force in...
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Arresting cancer

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Correspondent The women and men in blue keep our streets safe—arresting wrongdoers; teaching young children how to stay out of danger; and, contrary to stereotypes, not drinking copious amounts of coffee or over indulging in doughnuts. Outside their uniform and their duty, though, police officers are people—with hobbies, pastimes, and...
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Arresting cancer

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Correspondent The women and men in blue keep our streets safe—arresting wrongdoers; teaching young children how to stay out of danger; and, contrary to stereotypes, not drinking copious amounts of coffee or over indulging in doughnuts. Outside their uniform and their duty, though, police officers are people—with hobbies, pastimes, and...
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Arresting cancer

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Correspondent The women and men in blue keep our streets safe—arresting wrongdoers; teaching young children how to stay out of danger; and, contrary to stereotypes, not drinking copious amounts of coffee or over indulging in doughnuts. Outside their uniform and their duty, though, police officers are people—with hobbies, pastimes, and...
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Undaunted, H.Y.P.’s Ozer fights on

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff Needham’s Dennis Ozer is many things. He is a father and husband. He is the co-owner of H.Y.P. Studio, a yoga and pilates facility with branches in Medfield, Needham, and Wellesley. He is, in the words of his wife, Debra Goodman, “the mayor of everything” and “like the Tasmanian...
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