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Meet Our 2020 Half Marathon Team: Catherine McGuire

Catherine McGuire is looking forward to running her third NYC Half Marathon this year, and her first marathon as a member of Team Answer the Call. Catherine first started running in 2014 in preparation for her first marathon. She had always watched the marathon and admired those that took a part in it. In 2014…

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Meet Our 2020 Half Marathon Team: Madison Bailey

Madison Bailey recently finished her master’s in Human Rights Studies at Columbia University, and upon her graduation decided she wanted to fill her time with a new long-term goal. She had always had the dream of running in a marathon and decided this was the perfect time. Madison’s boyfriend, Joseph Brozek, will also be running…

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Meet Our 2020 Half Marathon Team: Ryan Bailey

Ryan Bailey is very excited to be running his first ever marathon as a member of Team Answer the Call. In the past year Ryan has committed himself to exercising, and as a result lost 60 pounds. With this commitment to fitness came a joy for running, and he felt that the best goal he…

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Meet Our 2020 Half Marathon Team: Alison Reilly

In January of 2019, New York City tragically lost FDNY Firefighter Steven Pollard. This loss was felt by the entire community, and deeply impacted his family, including his cousin Alison. It is in Steven’s honor that Alison is running the NYC Half Marathon as a member of team Answer the Call for the second year…

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Meet our Families: Monica Rogan, Daughter of FF Matthew Rogan

On September 11, 2001, Monica was only 10 years old. She was sitting in class when she learned that something had happened in Manhattan. “I already had a bad feeling,” Monica said, recounting the events of that fateful day. Monica’s family stayed up all night watching the news – scanning the screen, hoping to spot…

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