Boston Marathon Runner Profile: Bree Cunningham Running To Support Hoops and Homework

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Bree Cunningham

Hometown:  Framingham

Team Framingham Member: Yes

Is this your first marathon? No

If not how many? 1

Is this your first Boston Marathon? No

If not when did you run your first BAA marathon? 2016 was my first.

Why run Boston?  Working in Boston and living nearby gives the Boston Marathon a more personal meaning.  As Bostonians we have overcome so much.  Running Boston is a huge honor.

Which charity are you raising money for? Hoops and Homework Why? I fully believe that all children need a safe place to learn and grow.

How did you first get into running? Started running after my second child to help deal with stress

Why do you like to run? Gives me a quiet time to de-stress, clear my thoughts and not have any responsibility.

What is your goal for the 2017 Boston Marathon? To enjoy every minute of the race

Tell me something about your training for the marathon: I have run all of my long runs on the marathon route

How do you stay motivated when you don’t want to run? Think of my children and all of the Boston Runners

What is your favorite pre-running meal?  Anything Pasta

What shoes will you wear on Marathon day? Asic Nimbus

Will you wear anything personal or symbolic the day of the 2018 Boston Marathon? I will have my children’s names on my shirt.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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