Photos From Thursday’s Somerville 2014 Marathon Sports Gobble Gobble Gobble 4 Miler Road Race

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Photos by Rosalee Zammuto

By William Tauro

Hundreds of runners showed up for this particular race which is one of the Top 100 New England Races 2003-2013:
Eleven straight years chosen by New England Runner.

Proceeds from the event will Benefit Project Soup: New England’s first free supper program, opened in 1969.

Several years ago, Somerville Homeless Coalition agreed to provide a home for this long-standing community program, recognizing its work to combat hunger was integral to our mission. Project Soup serves nearly 70 people a day. Its community supper program offers meals several times a week at different Somerville churches.

It also operates food pantries in three city locations; a meal-delivery service for the elderly, disabled, and those living with AIDS; a dollar-a-bag program of fresh fruits and vegetables; and nutrition classes and outreach.

Somerville Track PAC: Provides college scholarships for Somerville High School students. This volunteer organization is made up of teachers, city officials, Track Team members, families, and coaches.

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