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Meet Falmouth Highway Race Runner Jill Stone


By Peyton Heller
Particular Olympics Massachusetts Improvement Intern

Rising up in Hanover, MA and spending her summers on the Cape, Jill Stone has run the Falmouth Highway Race in each 2014 and 2015, and could be very completely happy to be again operating this yr for Particular Olympics Xtra Mile Crew along with her finest good friend, Elizabeth Downs.

Motivated by Particular Olympics Massachusetts athlete Andrew Lawson, Elizabeth’s cousin, in addition to her husband’s cousin, Seth Dame who’s a Particular Olympics Rhode Island athlete, Jill is operating for #LawsonStrong and #SethStrong. “Andrew and Seth are two of the sweetest guys you’ll ever meet and I’m honored to run for these two wonderful athletes and the group that has inspired them to chase their goals!!”

Busy with work and motherhood, Jill makes use of operating as time to herself. “As a working Mother it may be a number of the solely “me” time I get in the course of the week. It’s a time to be with my ideas, launch some stress, and burn some energy. I’m a greater Mother and spouse after I’ve gone for my runs. Throughout my runs, I simply take a peek at my #SethStrong and #LawsonStrong bracelets and preserve pushing myself for these guys.” 

Working with non-profit organizations all through her complete profession in addition to adults with developmental disabilities, Jill is grateful for her involvement Particular Olympics. “I’ve labored for the American Pink Cross for 13 years as a Well being & Security Account Government. I’ve labored for non-profit organizations my complete profession and know the worth and significance of donations. My earlier job was a Residential Coordinator/Advocate at New England Village’s in Pembroke – a neighborhood for adults with developmental disabilities – a lot of my residents had been energetic with Particular Olympics.”

Operating a number of instances over the course of the week, generally together with her 9 month previous son and his stroller in her runs, Jill is able to tackle the Falmouth Highway Race for the third time. Thanks for serving to Particular Olympics Massachusetts change the lives of hundreds of athletes. Better of luck in August!

Please contemplate supporting Jill or one of many different Xtra Mile Falmouth runners!

Need to run Falmouth, bike within the Rodman Trip for Children, or plenty of different races?Be a part of the Xtra Mile right now! 

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