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Step Out for Hospice Walk/Run

Put on your sneakers and make a difference at the 21st annual Step Out for Hospice on Sunday, September 30, 2018, in Woburn. You can help local residents facing a terminal illness by joining our:
  • 1-Mile Fun Run for ages 13 and under at 11:30. Free. A limited number of T-shirts will be available. Kids can also receive prizes, ribbon, and refreshments. (Register.)
  • 3-Mile Walk at noon. (Register.)
  • 5-Mile Road Race at 12:30 p.m. (Register.)
Preregister for the walk or road race for $30 or at the event for $40. New: Students ages 18 and under can register for the walk or road race for $15. Minimum age for the road race is 13 years. Participants who register by Sept. 26 will be guaranteed a sweatshirt. 
Our course starts at the Irish American Club of Woburn, 147 Main St. (next to Walgreens). Runners, walkers, and their guests may join us after the race at the Irish American Club for live music, prizes, raffle, silent auction, refreshments, and more!
Extend the impact of your walk by:
  • Raising money as an individual or team. Create your own fundraising webpage and spread the word about your efforts to raise money for hospice through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and email.
  • Enlisting your company as a corporate sponsor. (Contact Laura Wise, fund development manager, at 617-886-6460.)
If you can't join us on Sept. 30, you can still help:
  • Virtual walk/run at any time and location that's convenient for you, and we'll mail you a sweatshirt after the Sept. 30 event. (Register.)
  • Remember or honor someone special through a donation. (Make a donation.)
  • Make a donation in support of a walker, runner, or team. (View list.)
Step Out for Hospice is presented by the Woburn Friends of VNA Hospice & Palliative Care, the Irish American Club of Woburn, and the Shamrock Running Club.  


To learn more about Step Out for Hospice and volunteer opportunities, please contact Deborah Corkum, manager of grants and donor communications, at 888-663-3688, ext. 1362.

Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors

Our gratitude to the following businesses and individuals for sponsoring the 21st annual Step Out for Hospice. For more information about sponsoring this year's benefit, please contact Laura Wise, fund development manager, at 617-886-6460.  

Event Sponsor


Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors
The Coakley Family
Jamieson Management Co., Inc.
Silver Sponsors
The Bill Collins Foundation
State Representative James Dwyer & Family
Emmett Electrical Services
Heimlich Landscaping & Construction Corp.
Bronze Sponsors
Elia Financial Services
Embler-Metters Charitable Gift Fund
George's Auto Body 
Hillside Florist & Gifts
Hogan Tire & Auto
The Leo Organization dba Dunkin' Donuts 
Lukasiewicz & Bellavance LLC
Mahoney's Auto Body
McDonald Landscaping
Murtha Culina
O'Leary Brothers General Contractors
Woburn City Athletic Club
Woburn Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
A. Cierri and Sons
Adams Animal Clinic
Collins Management
City Council President Rich Haggerty
Lannan Chevrolet
Rush-Kent Insurance Agency
Winchester Lodge of Elks 1445
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