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Meet Falmouth Street Race Runner Jill Stone


By Peyton Heller
Particular Olympics Massachusetts Growth Intern

Rising up in Hanover, MA and spending her summers on the Cape, Jill Stone has run the Falmouth Street Race in each 2014 and 2015, and may be very blissful to be again working this 12 months for Particular Olympics Xtra Mile Group together with her finest good friend, Elizabeth Downs.

Motivated by Particular Olympics Massachusetts athlete Andrew Lawson, Elizabeth’s cousin, in addition to her husband’s cousin, Seth Dame who’s a Particular Olympics Rhode Island athlete, Jill is working for #LawsonStrong and #SethStrong. “Andrew and Seth are two of the sweetest guys you’ll ever meet and I’m honored to run for these two superb athletes and the group that has inspired them to chase their desires!!”

Busy with work and motherhood, Jill makes use of working as time to herself. “As a working Mother it may be a number of the solely “me” time I get through the week. It’s a time to be with my ideas, launch some stress, and burn some energy. I’m a greater Mother and spouse once I’ve gone for my runs. Throughout my runs, I simply take a peek at my #SethStrong and #LawsonStrong bracelets and preserve pushing myself for these guys.” 

Working with non-profit organizations all through her whole profession in addition to adults with developmental disabilities, Jill is grateful for her involvement Particular Olympics. “I’ve labored for the American Purple Cross for 13 years as a Well being & Security Account Government. I’ve labored for non-profit organizations my whole profession and know the worth and significance of donations. My earlier job was a Residential Coordinator/Advocate at New England Village’s in Pembroke – a group for adults with developmental disabilities – lots of my residents have been energetic with Particular Olympics.”

Operating a number of occasions over the course of the week, generally together with her 9 month outdated son and his stroller in her runs, Jill is able to tackle the Falmouth Street Race for the third time. Thanks for serving to Particular Olympics Massachusetts change the lives of hundreds of athletes. Better of luck in August!

Please think about supporting Jill or one of many different Xtra Mile Falmouth runners!

Need to run Falmouth, bike within the Rodman Experience for Youngsters, or numerous different races?Be a part of the Xtra Mile at this time! 

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