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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Anne Windberry-Mordente

Anne Winberry-Mordente started running about three years ago right after her brother, Patrick, passed away as a method to help cope with her grief. She was working overnights and not sleeping great so running ended up being a great stress reliever. Anne likes to clarify that she is by no means a runner and this…

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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Kathryn Metz

Kathryn Metz was a volunteer firefighter for 11 years – it’s where she met her husband, another volunteer firefighter, and not long after her brother signed on to be a volunteer firefighter, as well. Kathryn knows plenty of firefighters and she understands the significance of what they do on a regular basis. Therefore, when she…

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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Adam Lublinsky

Adam Lublinsky is a Baltimore County Fire Fighter running for Team Answer the Call in his first NYC Marathon. When he was looking into a fundraising team for the marathon, he wanted something near and dear to him – something that he can wrap his heart around and support fully. Adam knows from personal experience…

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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Kirsten Sheridan

Although Kirsten Sheridan will have run six half marathons by November, this year’s NYC marathon will be her first ever full. In high school, she realized how much she enjoyed running by falling into playing soccer. She started running  in races with her cousin and did her first half marathon right before she graduated high…

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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Jennifer Deery

Jennifer Deery will be running in this year’s NYC Marathon alongside her brother, Patrick, for Team Answer the Call. The two will be running in memory of their father. He was a member of the FDNY and died in the line of duty on May 29, 1999. This will be the 20 year anniversary of…

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Day in the Life Program: Patrick Lyons at PwC

“Day in the Life” is our mentorship program where the teenage and young adult members of our families get to discover new possibilities for their future goals. Patrick Lyons is the son of FDNY Lieutenant Patrick J. Lyons, who lost his life in the line of duty on September 11, 2001. Patrick Jr. spent the…

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Day in the Life Program: Steven Sikorsky at Marvel Entertainment

“Day in the Life” is our mentorship program where the teenage and young adult members of our families get to discover new possibilities for their future goals. Steven Sikorsky is the son of New York Firefighter Gregory R. Sikorsky who lost his life in the line of duty on September 11, 2001. Steven spent the…

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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Katarina Markovina

Katarina Markovina ran her first marathon on October 30, 2018 in Suffolk County in just under four hours. Katarina ran in high school and then stopped, but her husband recently encouraged her to start up again. She used to smoke two packs of cigarettes per day for 20 years, but quit about 12 years ago….

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