Category Archives: Boston Marathon

Please Sponsor Bob’s Boston Marathon Run for Children’s Hospital Boston

Less than two weeks from now (April 17), I’ll be running yet another Boston Marathon (it’ll be the eighth time I’ve made the same journey, the fifth time for charity), and I can’t tell you how much

Boston Marathon Runner Up for Bid on eBay for Children’s Hospital Boston

If you’ve been reading A New Marketing Commentator over the course of the last few months, you know that in less than five weeks, I’ll be running the Boston Marathon once again for one of the best

Running the Boston Marathon for Children’s Hospital Boston — Update

As I first wrote in this space about three months ago, on April 17, I’ll be pounding the pavement once again from Hopkinton to Boston, determinedly putting one foot in front of another for more than 26

Children’s Hospital Boston’s “26 Steps” is a Giant Leap in Family Philanthropy

Many nonprofit organizations are concerned about winning over the hearts of a new, younger generation of donors and instilling in them a sense of altruism and benevolence that will last a lifetime. But not all of these

Running the Boston Marathon for Children’s Hospital Boston — and Hailey

Less than six months from now, on April 17, 2006, I’ll be pounding the pavement once again from Hopkinton to Boston, determinedly putting one foot in front of another for more than 26 long, arduous miles. It’ll

26 Tales of Triumph, One Winning Campaign

Some 20,000 people ran the Boston Marathon just a few days ago (I was one of them, plodding my way along the legendary, 26.2 mile course – all the way from Hopkinton to Boston – in a

Running the Boston Marathon for Charity: A Personal Fundraising Initiative (Update)

With only a few days to go before the 109th Boston Marathon, it’s a good time for me to follow up on the four-part, 2,637-word article I posted here in A Fine Kettle of Fish a couple

Running the Boston Marathon for Charity: A Personal Fundraising Initiative (Part Four)

Ten weeks from today, I’ll be running the Boston Marathon for the seventh time in my life, the fourth time for charity. This year, I’ll be running it for Children’s Hospital Boston. Children’s Hospital Boston is a

Running the Boston Marathon for Charity: A Personal Fundraising Initiative (Part Three)

After running for the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in 1996, it wasn’t until 2002 that I legged out the 26 miles and 385 yards between Hopkinton and Boston again for charity, only this time it was for