The 2nd Annual First Responder Challenge powered by National Grid took place Sunday, January 28, 2018, at TD Garden. This one-of-a-kind event invited local first responders and fitness enthusiasts from all over New England to participate in a course throughout TD Garden and offers friends and families a day filled with activities and fun. Check back soon for information and registration for the 3rd Annual First Responder Challenge coming January, 2019.
The event takes place to raise awareness around health and wellness and to support The 100 Club of Massachusetts, a charity that supports the families of law enforcement officers and firefighters who are killed in the line of duty. Participants are asked to raise a minimum of $300 in order to be eligible to take part in this event.
$350,000 Raised for 100 Club of MA
On February 27th, Charlie Jacobs and the Boston Bruins presented a check to the 100 Club of MA for the dollars raised via the First Responders Challenge. Together, the First Responders raised $350,000 for the 100 Club of MA. The highest fundraising Law Enforcement team was the State Police of MA raising over $23,000, the highest fundraising Fire department was Wilmington MA Fire Department raising over $16,000, and the highest individual fundraiser, who raised over $7,500, was Charles Taylor of the Wilmington Fire Department.