2021 Boston Bulldogs Boston Marathon Team_Conan

The Boston Bulldogs 2021 Marathon team are training together and raising funds to support Boston Bulldogs programs and wellness for ALL those affected by addiction - needed now more than ever. Learn More
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I am both honored and humbled to be part of the 2021 Bulldogs Marathon Team. On some days, I’m still in disbelief that I will be running a marathon, let alone the Boston Marathon.

A few years back, I found myself living a destructive lifestyle, addicted to drugs, and feeling empty and alone on the inside. As things got worse for me, I ended up in a situation that landed me in jail for several months. The consequences to my actions were not easy for me, or my family. I was given a gps bracelet to wear around my ankle for 3 years which controlled alot of my life and how I could live it. After struggling a little longer with how to get clean and turn my life around, I woke up in the hospital and knew in that moment, I had to make some drastic changes if I wanted to live. From that day forward, I have yet to look back.

I came to the Boston area for treatment, where I was determined to live a better life. Just two months into treatment, I was told about the Boston Bulldogs Running Club. I showed up on a cold February morning to run, yet quickly found out I was joining something much larger than just a running club. I was welcomed into a community of people who were working on both their recovery and trying to improve their overall wellness. I also met members who have been impacted by addiction, who were so supportive and continue to inspire me to do better. Ever since that first Saturday run, my life began to rapidly change for the better. I got more involved with the mission, learned how to practice our 3 principles, and discovered what it meant to really be a Bulldog. With Coach’s help, I began doing a lot of internal work on myself and found the kind hearted warrior inside of me.

Currently, I am free from the gps bracelet and I continue to move forward with my life. I am part of the club's leadership team, a graduate of the full circle program, and most importantly, no longer feeling empty or alone inside. It is both an honor and privilege to be running for the Bulldogs.

This year, I will run in remembrance of my good friend who we lost to addiction. I can still remember the days we would talk about someday running one together. So on October 11th, 2021, this one for you.

I would be super grateful for any support you can give towards my mission of running 26.2.

Thank you

Sarah O’Doherty
Let’s goooo Conan!
Christine & Kevin OSullivan
Tess Bouley
I'm very proud of you! I hope your nipples don't bleed off.
Jimmy Sud $100.00
Bryan & Colby
Glad to hear you're doing we. Keep up the good work. Good luck at the marathon.
Marsha and Dave O’Doherty
Do your best we are very proud of you!!!!
Alexandra Ryan
Hi Conan, Congratulations on the internal work - it’s not an easy thing to do. I really enjoyed reading your story. I’m sure you will do great running the marathon.
Pete & Kelly
Congrats Bud. Proud of you. Good luck!
Cindy Charon
So proud of you! You are amazing! Keep up the good work!!!!! Il
Shaun & Brianna $50.00
John ODoherty
Good luck Conan!
Mary & Russ Laudermilch
Conan, we are so proud of you
Adam Pierce
Hey Conan, it’s been a long time!! I’m proud of you, keep going! Good luck with the fundraising and the race, and if there is anything else I can do to help let me know. - AJ
Kevin, Kozeta, Gjergji and Aria Clem
Super proud of you Conan. Love you and can’t wait to hang out. Get it.
Sarah L Perry
Karen & Michael VanKeuren
We hope this helps.
Vilasack Sommala
Hi Conan, I hope you are doing well buddy. I am honored to help a good cause especially this one hits home with losing my son 6 yrs ago and now my nephew. Good luck on your race and keep up with what you are doing it is so awesome and I am glad that you found your way buddy.
Dave Maxim
Congrats on turning it around!! You're a fucking LEGEND!!!
Best of luck, Conan! Keep fighting the fight. To quote Robin Roberts-make your mess your message. You have the power to inspire others to follow in your steps. Cheers to you and making the decision to save yourself. Blessings to you as you continue on this journey. -Taryn (Paul) DiVito
Good Luck
Randy $100.00
Anonymous $100.00
Sue & Gerry
Good Luck Conan! We’re proud of you. You can do this!! See you at the finish line!!!

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