John Tanner Memorial 5 K Run

DATE : Sunday October  20, 2013


Start: Wayland Town Buildings

41 Cochituate Road

Wayland , MA 01778

End: Russell’s Garden Center (back entrance), Wayland MA

TIME:  Start at 11:00 AM

Cost: $35.00

On Sunday October 20, 2013 the Our Promise to Nicholas Foundation (OPTN) will host the first annual John Tanner Memorial 5K Run. The race will start at 11am behind the Wayland Town Buildings to finish behind Russell’s Garden Center.  All proceeds will go to support Batten disease research.

Directions/Parking: 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland MA 01778 ; Link to parking behind the Wayland Town building

Race course

The course starts behind the Wayland Town Buildings @ 41 Cochituate Road Wayland MA. There will be guides at each turn and turnaround cone.

-Leaving the parking lot behind the Wayland Town Buildings. – take a left onto Pelham Island Road heading West. At 0.6miles take a right onto Jeffrey Road – run 0.4miles and at the end – turn Right back onto Pelham Island Road – heading west for 0.8miles. There will be a turn around cone at the Great Meadows National Wildlife Sign. From there you will run 1.5 miles back on Pelham Island Road.. Take a left into the back entrance of Russells Garden Center to finish the race.





John Tanner was a longtime friend and employee at Russell’s Garden Center in Wayland, MA, who unexpectedly passed away while running the NYC half marathon this past spring. John was an exceptional athlete and competitive runner who devoted all of his races over the past 5 years to raising awareness about Nicholas and Batten disease. He was a wonderful person with amazing kindness and devotion to help others.  We are blessed that he chose to help Nicholas.

Contact: Amy @ Amybnoyes@gmail.com

Our Promise to Nicholas Foundation has worked hard during the past 5 years to directly fund worthy research initiatives and we organized an international scientific conference in partnership with the National Institutes of Health and other Batten disease foundations. Our second scientific conference is planned for spring 2014 to again bring the best scientist in the world together.

Sponsorship for the John Tanner Memorial 5 K Run. Thank you!!!!

Starz Salon of Sudbury MA (logo coming)

Merrifield Garden and Design of Framingham MA (logo coming)

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