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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: Michael Santos

Michael Santos started running three years ago and has since then run two half marathons – one in Newport and one in Jersey City; the NYC Marathon will be his first ever full marathon. This year he will be running alongside Andrew Webber, another member of Team Answer the Call, as long as they are…

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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Matthew Rivers

The NYC Marathon will be Matthew Rivers’ seventh full marathon. In 2011, he was a police officer and starting running because of the Illinois Marathon – it ran through the city and he was tired of losing foot pursuits. Matthew wanted to be an asset to his department and not a liability so he trained…

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Meet our 2019 Marathon Team: Andrew Webber

Andrew Webber never loved running until it was taken away from him. Andrew played lacrosse through high school and college, and suffered an injury towards the end of his career and he needed four knee surgeries to recover. He was about 25 years old when he had the final surgery and he immediately committed to…

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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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