Community Members Train To Represent BID–Needham at Falmouth Road Race

August 01, 2019

Ten Athletes Run To Support Hospital on 2019 BID–Needham Team

Needham, MA — Local residents from Needham and surrounding towns have pledged to take on the Falmouth Road Race, all in support of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID–Needham). The 2019 team is raising unrestricted dollars that will support investments in clinical services and state-of-the-art equipment.

“The training, the fundraising, and the focus put in by each and every runner is always inspirational to see, especially knowing that it’s all to benefit patients and families right here in our community,” said Samantha Sherman, Chief External Relations Officer at BID–Needham. “We are very grateful for and proud of the 10 committed runners who will represent BID–Needham at this year’s Falmouth Road Race.”

The 2019 BID–Needham Falmouth Road Race team includes:

Elisabeth Brewer, MD: Chestnut Hill, Newton

Claudia Capone: Foxborough

Gretchen Boucher, NP: Hopkinton

Jack Grosso: Wellesley

Teddy Mosher: Dover

Stephanie Hanna: Medfield

Camila Hernandez: Newton

Margaret McCormick: Needham

Ian Mallor: Bourne

Jen Tedstone: Hopkinton

The New Balance Falmouth Road Race was established in 1973 and has become one of the premier running events of the summer season. Each year the race draws an international field of Olympians, elite runners and recreational runners out to enjoy the scenic 7-mile seaside course.

Find more information about BID–Needham’s running program and support the hospital’s 2019 team or visit our philanthropy page.

About Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham

Beth Israel Deaconess-Needham (BID Needham) is a licensed 73-bed acute care community hospital. BID Needham has served residents in Needham and surrounding communities for more than 100 years. The hospital has been recognized by several organizations for quality and safety, including five-out-of-five stars from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), an “A” grade from the Leapfrog Group, the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission and the 2019 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award.

Beth Israel Deaconess-Needham is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,700 physicians and 39,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

Media Relations Manager

Kristina Murray

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