May 4, 8 a.m.
Mark’s Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run is held each year in memory of alumnus Mark Ferris ’94, who lost his battle with heart disease complicated by juvenile diabetes in 1999. In May 2013, hundreds of runners participated in the annual Mark’s Run, raising more than $50,000 for the Mark Ferris Scholarship Fund at Landon, and giving, in partnership with the Stewart Trust, $75,000 to the Joslin Diabetes Center. Thank you to all of our participants and volunteers who helped to make the event such a success.
A map of the course can be found here.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Loretta Menzen at 301-320-1016. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the race!
Mark Vaughn Ferris ’94
On December 13, 1999, a lifelong struggle against heart disease and juvenile diabetes overtook Mark Ferris ’94. A beloved brother, son, classmate and friend, Mark’s strength in fighting diabetes taught those around him that life is not measured in years but in character. Mark’s character — of laughter, kindness, patience, and love — will be remembered always.
Joslin Diabetes Center
Dedicated to conquering diabetes in all its forms, Joslin (www.joslin.org) is the global leader in diabetes research, care, and education. Founded in 1898, Joslin is affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Joslin research has a team of more than 300 people at the forefront of preventing and curing diabetes.