BWH Stepping Strong
Marathon Team

BWH Stepping Strong<br />Marathon Team

Congratulations, 2019 Stepping Strong Marathon Team!

BWH Stepping Strong
Marathon Team

Thank you, Stepping Strong Marathon Team!

One hundred forty-three runners, one unstoppable team! Heartfelt thanks to our amazing runners and generous supporters for raising more than $1.3 million to accelerate trauma research, prevention, and care. Your efforts are turning tragedy into hope for countless trauma patients in Boston and beyond.

It is not too late to support this critical work.

In Their Own Words


“Running with Stepping Strong has been a once-in-a-lifetime experience that’s lasted four years! Thank you for the privilege to help change the lives of traumatic injury survivors.” —Stephen Teague

 “I was thrilled to run for Stepping Strong and support its mission to give people a chance to literally get back on their feet. I’m a physician, so this is very close to my heart.” —Edgard Vera, MD, FACP

“Training and fundraising for Stepping Strong has been a wonderful and humbling experience. I am proud to be a member of such an amazing charity advancing treatment and support for those in need. —Alex Canning

“I could not imagine a better mission to support, or better individuals to be surrounded by while doing it. I found a home within the Stepping Strong Marathon Team—one I am grateful for beyond words.” —Meredith Godfrey

“Running for the Stepping Strong Center has brought so much more meaning to running. It is FAR better to run for a cause than simply run for the personal enjoyment of a race.” — Jim & Jennifer Davis

“It was so inspiring to meet the Reny family and other runners who have been personally affected by trauma. I feel deeply connected to the movement that Stepping Strong has spearheaded and was excited to contribute.” — Michael McKernan

“Working at the Brigham, I see firsthand the research being supported by the Stepping Strong Center—and I know this is a cause I want to help however I could.” — Jack Ruske

“The support this team provides is above and beyond what I imagined. The experience of running with Stepping Strong has been so incredible I already have my sights set on next year!” — Sameera Mathan

“This was my 39th marathon, but it has already become my most inspirational and memorable. I hope I made the Stepping Strong Center proud.” — Aftab Husain

I am immensely blessed with a healthy body and a network of supportive friends and family. It was the privilege of a lifetime to be able to put these gifts to good use and make a small difference.” —Hana Berke


To learn more, contact Caroline Duncan at bwhmarathonteam@partners.org or 617-424-4263. For information about Stepping Strong news, events, and funded program areas visit bwhsteppingstrong.org.