The first lap

Published: March 2015


Who: 1,538 Boston College students, faculty and staff, and local community members

What: A non-stop, team-relay walk

When: The 12 hours from Friday, March 20, 6:00 p.m. to Saturday, March 21, 6:00 a.m.

Where: Inside perimeter of the main gym, Flynn Recreation Complex

Why: To raise funds for the American Cancer Society ($151,513.07 at this event; more than $1 million all told, from annual relays over the past eight years)

This feature was posted on Friday, March 27, 2015 and is filed under Boston College Minute.
Producer: Ravi Jain, Video: Jeremy Fransman, Ravi Jain.