Peter Young, 33; Kristin DeMella, 28; Shannon Grady, 24; Jody Galgay, 30; Kristina Ingram, 26; Kristen Sommerer, 36; Susan McCurley, 38; and Katy Shemligian, 35, are all running with a purpose. Galgay is running for Dana Farber, and the rest are running as 'Joints in Motion' for the Arthritis Foundation. They've been training together since November, and this is the first Boston Marathon for most of them.
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Peter Young, 33; Kristin DeMella, 28; Shannon Grady, 24; Jody Galgay, 30; Kristina Ingram, 26; Kristen Sommerer, 36; Susan McCurley, 38; and Katy Shemligian, 35, are all running with a purpose. Galgay is running for Dana Farber, and the rest are running as "Joints in Motion" for the Arthritis Foundation. They've been training together since November, and this is the first Boston Marathon for most of them.
(Joan Charlotte Matelli, Boston.com staff)