Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Share your photos and times from the weekend's one-mile race at Elm Bank.
A little rain didn't stop the race. The Wellesley 1-Miler for Hannah Randolph went off on Sunday without a hitch. More than 400 runners turned out on Mothers' Day morning. According to the Race website, the winning runners were Christopher Simpson and Alissa Nelson. Organizer Dave Hannon told Patch that they do not have a tally for the race at the time of writing, but that many runners hope to come out next year. He added that Hannah's father Marshall Randolph, watching the kids running the race, commented, "Hannah would be happy today." The full race results are available on Cool Runnings.com, a race tracking website. This year's race supported the Hannah Randolph Memorial Fund, which provides scholarships to 9th grade Wellesley …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Road race in memory of Hanna Randolph coming to Elm Bank on Mother's Day. Patch caught up with the new race manager for more.
The Wellesley 1 Miler Race in memory of Hannah Randolph is back, and it's under new management. New race director Dave Hannon told Patch that they took the event over, and have started from scratch. Like last year, the race begins on Mother’s Day morning, and runners will still gather in honor of a Wellesley High School freshman who lost her life in a skiing accident last year. However, this year's Wellesley 1 Miler for Hannah Randolph will start off at a new location: Elm Bank. The location is more significant to the Randolph family, as it is where Hannah learned to ride her bike, and where she played soccer. Last year, the race ran through downtown Wellesley. Hannon commented that while the location was great, it had some …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Proceeds from the race will go to benefit the Hannah Randolph Memorial Fund.
The Wellesley 1 Miler Race, in memory of Hannah Randolph is back, and it's under new management. On Mother’s Day morning, runners will gather in honor of a Wellesley High School freshman who lost her life in a skiing accident last year. This year's Wellesley 1 Miler for Hannah Randolph will start off at a new location, according to the new Race Director, Dave Hannon. The race sets off from Elm Bank. An updated on the Wellesley 1 Miler Facebook page notes that registration is available online, at $20 for adults and $10 for runners under 17. For more information on family discounts, e-mail email@example.com. Checks are made payable to the Hannah Randolph Memorial Fund, which provides scholarships to 9th grade Wellesley students with a…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
In memory of Hannah Randolph, students went without backpacks on Friday.
On Friday, kids at Wellesley High School were encouraged to leave their backpacks at home--to remember a friend The Swellesley Report says that Hannah Randolph, who died in a skiing accident last year, has been excited to tour the high school and leave her backpack at home. "No Backpack Day" was in tribute to her. The 15-year-old Wellesley teen collided with a tree, according to a CBS Boston report,while attempting to ski an expert trail at Copper Mountain resort Sunday. She was wearing a helmet, according to the report. In a letter from Principal Andrew Keough, she was described as “a gifted artist, musician, athlete, scholar, and most importantly someone who cared deeply for others." Via the Swellesley Report. Did your kids go …
Friday, May 11, 2012
Proceeds from the race will go to Boston Children’s Hospital in Randolph’s name.
This Mother’s Day morning, runners will gather at Whole Foods in honor of a Wellesley High School freshman who lost her life in a skiing accident earlier this year. Several sponsors have joined to launch the first Wellesley 1-Miler this Sunday. The 1-mile race, sponsored by City Sports, Whole Foods, Solid Body Fitness, and Brookline Bank, begins at Whole Foods and will loop around the new high school and back. Proceeds this year will go toward Boston Children’s Hospital in Hannah Randolph’s name, but in the future, race director Jason Zagami says he hopes the race can pick up steam in the following years where the money will go to the Hannah Randolph Memorial Fund. Zagami, who once served on the board of U.S.A. Track and Field – New …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The farmers' market returns today as it does every Thursday at Whole Foods.
Each morning, Wellesley Patch presents “5 Things You Need to Know,” a collection of announcements, events, reminders and odd little ditties to help you organize your day. 1. The Board of Selectmen will hold and inter-board meeting tonight at 7:30 in Town Hall. 2. We've gone sub-regional with our weekly poll this week: Where do you go on "staycation?" 3. Next week's poll will involve something Wellesley doesn't necessarily have but that Wellesley residents often leave town to get. Can you guess what it will be? 4. The Wellesley 1-miler race in honor of Hannah Randolph will take place this Sunday at Whole Foods. 5. It's time for a social media plug: Follow Wellesley Patch on Twitter and like us on Facebook!
Monday, April 16, 2012
Hannah Randolph, a Wellesley High School freshman, died in a skiing accident in February. Her father ran the annual Middle School mini-marathon in her honor.
Marshall Randolph, the father of 15-year-old Hannah Randolph who died in a skiing accident in Colorado in February, took part in an annual Middle School race his daughter ran each year. He ran the Middle School 2.6 mile mini-marathon, according to Boston.com. The race drew 850 runners and was this year dedicated to Randolph’s memory.
Friday, March 2, 2012
George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home will host visiting hour.
George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home will host visiting hours today for Hannah Randolph, the Wellesley High School freshman who died Feb. 19 in a skiing accident in Colorado. The home, located at 477 Washington St., will hold hours between 4 and 8 p.m., Friday, March 2, according to the home’s website. News of Randolph’s death spread rapidly Monday via local media outlets and outlets in Colorado. She was skiing with her family when she struck a tree on an expert run at Copper Mountain resort. School officials invited mourners to speak with grief counselors at Wellesley High School Tuesday. Randolph's obituary on Boston.com.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Your weekly roundup of news and events.
A week ago today, Wellesley High School freshman Hannah Randolph died in a Colorado skiing accident. Though some were away during the school vacation week, the community continued to mourn the loss of the 15-year-old student. Grief counselors were made available at the school Tuesday, which was opened for the afternoon. Randolph’s wake is scheduled for Friday. A Massachusetts Department of Public Health report Monday said Schofield still has some ventilation issues to correct. Eight men were arrested Feb. 17 in a police drug sting centered in Wellesley. Superintendent Bella Wong introduced Judy Belliveau as the new business manager for the schools. She begins April 2. Work finally began at the future location of First Republic Bank last …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Your daily roundup of news and events.
A difficult school vacation week locally comes to an end today. Stay with Wellesley Patch to see how the school community further reacts to the death of Wellesley High School freshman Hannah Randolph last weekend. The new high school building officially opens to students Tuesday, Feb. 28. For the event, let’s hope the weather stays similar to this week’s. But as for tomorrow, the National Weather Service says we could see some snow today, but it will most likely be rain. Prepare for a rainy Friday as NWS calls for a 100 percent chance of precipitation. Dear bloggers, now’s as good a time as any to post a blog!