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Members of the Seshu Strong team

Seshu Strong marks a decade of the Jimmy Fund Walk

The year 2020 marked a decade of the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai for team Seshu Strong, whose members continue to find new and inventive ways to honor the legacy of Seshu Kandukuri. In many ways, Seshu…

TJ Gardner

Why TJ Gardner runs for Annie

Annie Mac Evans, my incredible cousin, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) on February 10, 2016. She was only 25 years old. She was immediately referred to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and on February 11, she had her first appointment…

Cathy (left) at the start of the 2019 Boston Marathon® with fellow 2019 DFMC Runner Jerry

Longtime DFMC runner reflects on 26 years of 26.2

A long, winding road full of obstacles is a familiar sight for Cathy Troisi, a Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge (DFMC) runner and team member since 1995 (pictured above at the 2019 Boston Marathon®). She was thrown another twist in 2020, when her 26th…

National Guard Collage

National Guard keeps ‘rucking’ for Dana-Farber

For years, a staple of the holidays at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has been the arrival of soldiers from the Massachusetts Army National Guard Officer Candidate School (OCS), with hundreds of toys in hand for patients in Dana-Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic.…


Sisters Walk Together Against Cancer

When Edwina Li was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2015, she became determined to give back to her community, setting her sights on the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk as a meaningful way to do so. Having lived in Massachusetts…