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This past August my father Phil was diagnosed with ALS. I never thought my family and I would experience firsthand how awful and terrifying this disease is. With a dark diagnosis like ALS, my family finally found a sliver of light when they met Ron Hoffman at Compassionate Care ALS. Words cannot describe the relief we all felt upon meeting him.

Never, ever would I have imagined that after doing the ice bucket challenge for ALS two years ago that this disease would make its way into my family. I know that CCALS will be a crucial part of our lives going forward and I am grateful that we were put in contact with them. I know that they will continue to support families suffering from ALS until this disease has a cure.

CCALS not only helps with the financial burden of managing this disease, but they assist families in managing the overwhelming emotional stress and the constant questions that come along with ALS. CCALS is able to do all of this while providing a positive outlook and perspective to all of our families. When Ron leaves my parents’ house, my Dad feels better than he has in a while, and with ALS, that’s all you can ask.

So, on April 17th, 2017 I will run.
I will run for my Dad that can no longer run.
I will run for other families affected by this disease.
I will run to bring awareness for ALS.
I will run to raise money for Compassionate Care ALS, so they can continue to help families like ours.
I will run in hopes that we will soon find a cure.

-Nikki Green

Checks can be sent to:
CCALS – Nikki Green Marathon
PO Box 1052
West Falmouth, MA 02574




Sea Watch International
Joseph Dudley
Anita Burd
Lindsay Fitzgibbon
Bruce Peyser
Johanna Henley
Eric Forbes
Paula & Ted Malloy
Doreen Rynne
Tom Curry
Susan Seymour
Russ & Anne Dudley
Jane Colavito
Angela Picariello
Allie Lavallee
Megan Fontecchio
Kevin Troy
Howard Woolf
Ryan Ball
Jen Viens
Joyce and Jim Paquette
Mark Meiselbach
Megan Rand
Kim Sullivan
Carolyn Peyser
Daniel Rzepka
Stevany Matthews
Joelle & Rob LeMarbre
Francesca Alviani
Jacob Wallendal
Bryan Dudley
Jim Carbaty
Renee Malloy
Suzanne Rubio
Beth Guikema
Stephen Nealon
Bryan Driscoll
Ali Libfeld
Robyn Roberts
Danielle Sullivan
Scott & Carla Linder
Brian Schlager
Paula Chance
Marie Kirk Burke
Denise Marques
Chris Wood
Julianne Flori
Matt & Amy Gibbons
Jerry & Hope Gordon
Jerry & Hope (edited)
Allison Johns
Wanda Ballas
Melissa Kidd
Patricia Perlmutter
Lindsay Carlson
Joan LeBlanc
Kathleen Barry
Stephanie Sachse
Melissa Madden
Lauren Hitchman
Joan LeMarbre
Susie Jones
Lori Parry
Tracey Hallbauer
Bill Peyser
John Taylor
Kathleen Peloquin
Scott Jones
Melissa Joy Teodoro
Brian Shoemaker
Shawn Brost
Guy Simmons


“Good Luck to you and all the best for your Father.
– Your Sea Watch family”

“Way to go Nikki!”
– Joseph Dudley

“Great job and great cause!”
– Anita Burd

“Best of luck in the marathon and our thoughts and prayers are with your whole family.”
– Paula and Ted Malloy

“So proud of you Nik, wish I could be there to see you cross the finish!”
– Doreen Rynne

“You go, girl!”
– Tom Curry

“Run Nikki run! Couldn’t be more proud of you for running for Dad – you got this! Xoxoxo
– Love Mike, Allie, Landon and Jackson”

“Best of Luck!”
– Kevin Troy

“Get it Nik! We love ya!”
– Ryan Ball

“There is not a better purpose for your run, then to run for your DAD.”
– Daniel Rzepka

“Good on you Nikki! Hug your dad for me!”
– Jacob Wallendal

“Good Luck Nikki!! Thinking of your dad and your family!”
– Renee Malloy

“Good luck on your inspirational run! God bless you and your family.”
– Suzanne Rubio

“Go Nikki Go! We will be rooting for you on Monday and rooting for your Dad always! Love, Ben, Beth, Myles and Emelia”

“I pray daily for my dear friend!”
– Stephen Nealon

“Thinking of your dad, you and your family, Nik. Best of luck in the marathon. Xoxo Ali”
– Ali Libfeld

“Sending positive thoughts to the LeMarbre family.
Love Robyn”

– Robyn Roberts

“More power to you, Nikki! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as we hope for a cure.”
– Scott & Carla Linder

“Good Luck Nikki!”
– Brian Schlager

“Best wishes to you and your family.”
– Paula Chance

“Run, Auntie, Run! Can’t wait to cheer you on! So proud of you!”
– Love, Dan, Sull, Ci, Rae, and Dev

“I’ll be cheering you on from Chicago you are all in my thoughts and prayers… Love to Jessica and Philip”
– Marie Kirk Burke

“Chris Wood Good Luck Nikki!!”
– Julianne Flori

“Good luck in the marathon. Our thoughts and prayers are with your father and family”
– Jerry & Hope

“Good Luck Nikki! Mr. LeMarbre always has a special place in my heart.”
– Allison Johns

“Praying for you and your Family!!”
– Wanda Ballas

“We are so proud of you!!!”
– Melissa Kidd

“Nikki, we are cheering for you and sending love to Phillip and Jessica”
– Patricia Perlmutter

“We are thinking of all of you. You’re doing a great thing, Nikki. Get after it :)”
– Kathleen Barry

“Love you and your amazing family! Go Nikki!”
– Stephanie Sachse

“Good Luck Nikki! Proud of you for running and raising money for a great cause!!”
– Melissa Madden

“Thank you so much for doing this, Nikki, and to CCALS for your guidance, support, and hope. Love and prayers for abundant healing for my brother Phil!!!”
– Joan LeMarbre

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Good luck with the run!”

– Susie Jones

“With love and hope”
– Nicole LeMarbre

“My thoughts are with you and your family!!”
– Lori Parry

“Good luck and best wishes to you and your family!”
-Tracey Hallbauer

“Best of Luck Nikki”
– Kathleen Peloquin

“My prayers are with you and your family, good luck in the marathon!”
– Scott Jones

“Go Nik! We will be cheering for you all the way from Cali. We love you!”
-Steve, Mel, Cam and Ellie,

“Good luck Nikki and I wish you and your family the best!”
– Brian Shoemaker

“Nikki, There’s no one like dad! Please give him our best wishes.”
– Shawn Brost

“Good Luck on your run and Best Wishes to your Dad.”
– Guy Simmons