Megan Lally was 30 years old when she lost her battle with breast cancer in 2011, but part of her legacy is all the people she inspired during her battle with the disease.
Among the inspired was her mother Pauline, an ABC member and owner of Piping Systems, Inc., who has been dedicated to supporting the Megan Lally Memorial Fund since it was established by Megan's husband, Rusty Gray, and several of Megan's friends.
One of the fund's activities is the "Run like an Antelope 5K Run and Fun Walk." The third annual race will take place on October 4 at the Worcester Hibernian Cultural Center at Fiddler's Green, 19 Temple St. It will be followed by a gathering featuring live music, food and beer generously provided by a local brewery.
All net proceeds from the event will go directly to the UMass Cancer Center to support metastatic breast cancer research. Thus far, the fund has raised more than $46,000.
If you'd like to donate, you can send a check to the Megan Lally Memorial Fund, Inc., PO Box 332, Worcester, MA 01613.