MEDFORD — When Jesse and Carolyn Edsell-Vetter run in the Boston Marathon Monday, they’ll have a lot of support, including from their 7-year-old and 2-year-old children, who have
been cheering them on throughout their four months of training.
Representatives from the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership will also be rooting for the Medford couple, who reported raising $21,800 at press time. According to Carolyn, she’ll need the encouragement.
“Some days, it’s just really hard to get out the door because I know it’s going to be hard, it’s going to be painful,” said Carolyn, who suffered a calf injury early in her training. “This is going to be a slow, ugly race for me.”
The couple has raised about $50,000 in the past five years for the housing partnership, which helps clients find and maintain housing. They said they will power through inevitable exhaustion and pain because of their dedication to the cause.
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