Welcome to the official blog of the McCourt Foundation!
We are excited to open the doors to a virtual space to connect with you – our participants, supporters, partners, volunteers, spectators, and fundraisers!
While this blog will be ever growing and changing, you can expect the following:
- Event Updates & Highlights: Stay in the know with the latest news and updates about our events, including the LA Marathon, Santa Monica Classic, Rose Bowl Half Marathon & 5K, Boston Waterfront 5K, Tour de South Shore, Neurological Symposium, and Annual Gala. From swag announcements to event updates, this is your go-to source for all things event-related.
- Participant Stories that Inspire: Our events are more than just races; they are a celebration of human spirit and determination. Get ready to be inspired by the incredible stories of participants who have overcome challenges, achieved personal milestones, and made a lasting impact on our community.
- Spotlight our Community: We’ll shine a spotlight on the individuals, volunteers, and organizations that contribute to our events, making a positive impact on the lives of others and helping to build a healthier world.
- Behind-the-Scenes Insights: Ever wondered what goes into planning a marathon or coordinating a large-scale event? Our blog will take you behind the scenes, providing exclusive insights into the meticulous planning, teamwork, and dedication that make each event a memorable success.
- Training & Racing Tips: Running and participating in events are not just about the finish line; they’re about a journey toward a healthier, more active lifestyle. Here we’ll share exclusive training tips from Coach David Levine, the head coach of the LA Road Runners, for your best LA Marathon ever. Looking for more practical tips like what to pack in your gear check back? We’ll cover that too. Whatever running tip you need, you’ll find that here!
- Research & Impact: As a nonprofit with a mission to cure neurological diseases while empowering communities to build a healthier world, everything we do is geared towards taking us closer to fullfilling our mission. Here, we’ll share with you groundbreaking developments into the research and development of cures for neurological disease, you’ll hear from world-renowned physicians in the space on how we’re helping them make a difference, and we’ll update you on research we’re supporting financially. Here you’ll hear first hand the impact we are making.
Through this blog, we aim to create a space where our community can come together, share experiences, and be inspired by the incredible stories that unfold within our events. Stay tuned for regular updates and get ready to be a part of something truly special.
Thank you for being part of our community and supporting our mission. Together, we are making a difference
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