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Military members, First responders march Boston’s Toughest marathon for Fallen Heroes

April 17, 2016/ CONCORD by Meagan McGinnes for Boston.com Completing a marathon is impressive. Doing it while hauling a 30-pound pack is … tough. Approximately 600 military members, first responders and civilian supporters participated in the Tough Ruck on Saturday, marching 26.2 miles along the historic Battle Road Trail in Concord while wearing 30-60 pound rucksacks on their backs.... [Read more]


Military Personnel and First Responders To Ruck March 26.2 Miles As Part Of Shadow Boston Marathon To Honor Fallen Comrades

APRIL/Concord – Hundreds of active duty military personnel and first responders from across the country with begin gathering before dawn on Saturday, April 16th, to honor their Fallen Comrades as part of the “Tough Ruck” in partnership with the Boston Athletic Association and the Boston Marathon. They will march 26.2 miles on historic Battle Road Trail in Concord in their full military gear... [Read more]


Military Friends To Host Gold Star Wives Day At State House

MARCH/Boston – On April 5th, Gold Star Wives will gather at the State House for the Massachusetts Gold Star Wives Day Ceremony hosted by Military Friends Foundation.  Gold Star Wives Day was first celebrated Dec. 18, 2010, through a Senate resolution with support from the Gold Star Wives of America, Inc., a nonprofit organization of about 10,000 members that provides services and support to... [Read more]


Military Friends Boston Marathon Team Announced

FEBRUARY/ Military Friends Foundation is pleases to announce our 2016 Boston Marathon Team.  Thank you to all of those who have supported our first 2 marathon fundraising campaigns.  This years team will be doing 26.2 to honor the Fallen and carry forward their legacies by raising funds to support military families in times of need.  These runners are working hard to train and raise funds for Boston.... [Read more]