WHAT: Children's Hospital Boston's first annual pledge walk, Miles for Miracles, which will raise essential funds for the hospital. Walkers can register on-site the day of the event for $15 and must pledge to raise $100, for more information visit www.chtrust.org/walk.
**WHEN**: Saturday, June 21, 2003 8:00 – 9:00 AM Registration, Aerobic Warm-up 9 AM Start of 7-mile walk 11:30 AM Start of 2-mile walk
WHERE: Start/finish: Lederman Field, along Boston side of Charles River,
¼ mile west of Museum of Science on Storrow Drive. The 7-mile course will take walkers along the Charles River, crossing to Cambridge at River Street, and returning to Lederman Field.
8:50 am Opening remarks/kick off at Lederman Field
All morning Meet patients/patient families and hear
their compelling stories
New England Patriots Lonie Paxton, Brandon Gorin and Russ Hochtstein greet walkers
49 teams including Patriots' wives, participate along with thousands of hospital staff, patient families, and other walkers
Life-sized walk mascots, Farley the Tortoise and Hunne the Hare, and Big Apple Circus Clowns greet kids and kick-off walk
12:30 Remarks by Dr. James Mandell, Children's Hospital President/CEO
Kaleigh Cronin, PBS Zoom, performs