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Meet Our Marathon Team: Megan Breen

Megan Breen is a police officer in Yonkers, NY that is currently assigned to the motorcycle unit and has been running since her high school days. Back then she used to run at night to relieve stress and to clear her head, it was a way for her to escape and provided her with time…

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Meet Our Marathon Team: Micaela Keane

Growing up playing sports where running is involved, Micaela was always running but only for short distances. The mere thought of long distance runs intimidated her and it was not until recently that she began to find running enjoyable. After several weeks of training she found running not only enjoyable but also as a way…

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Meet Our Marathon Team: Kristie Deptula

After taking up running casually in college, Kristie Deptula has pushed herself harder and to greater heights.  A decade later, she has run in 5ks, 10ks and half marathons.  Kristie does her best to run at least one half marathon a year, and almost always for a cause.  Running for something she believes in gives…

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Meet Our Marathon Team: Tim Fox

How long have you been running and how has training been going for you?  I’ve always had an active lifestyle; I competed in multiple sports from childhood through high school and have ran multiple 5k’s and other types of races. Training has been going very well; I’ve kept to a strict schedule and feel ready…

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Meet Our Marathon Team: Damon Willens

Damon Willens has been a Reserve Police Officer for the Los Angeles Police Department since 1996.  A serious runner in high school and college, he took a lengthy break from the sport after the birth of his daughter in 2006.  He began running again in 2012, and has since become competitive in his age group….

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Meet Our Marathon Team: Kate Morley

Running for a little over three years, Kate Morley, the daughter of a firefighter, has completed numerous 5k, 10k and 15k races and is practically always in training. She has completed three half marathons and this will be her first marathon. Training has been going well for her and she is focused on just finishing…

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Meet Our Marathon Team: Carrie Regan

What inspired you to take part in the Marathon on team Answer the Call? I joined team Answer the Call in honor of my father in law, he was killed in the World Trade Center while working for FDNY Rescue 3, as well as for the co-workers my dad lost on that day while working…

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Meet Our Marathon Team: Vincent Piazza

What got you started as a runner? I’ve always run but typically for short distances, usually no more than three miles. Late last year I decided that I wanted to challenge myself by tackling long distances for various charitable causes. This is my last and longest run planned. Is running a marathon something that you…

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Meet Our Marathon Team: Ryan Holgan

As someone who has always been into fitness and healthy lifestyles, Ryan Holgan was always meant to run. Once Ryan graduated from college he worked a desk job for 12 hours a day, and could not find much opportunity to exercise his body.  So he began running in his spare time and has been increasing his…

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Meet Our Marathon Team: Katelynn Walsh

Involved in sports since a young age and a soccer player in college, Katelynn has been running since after her college days and has taken part in numerous half marathons, before recently deciding it was time to take part in a full marathon. Growing up, Katelynn and her father shared a love of sports, in…

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