Running Against Dementia
New Goal: Run 50 Half Marathons in 50 states! 100% of your donation goes directly to Alzheimer’s and other related dementia research at Northwestern Medicine.
INSPIRED BY MY “PAPA,” A LIFELONG PEDIATRICIAN WHO LOST HIS BATTLE TO DEMENTIA.
The most patient and selfless man with the most gentle smile in the room. A lifelong pediatrician who cared for thousands of children and eased the concerns of their parents. An extraordinary man, father, grandfather who would do anything and everything for another human being.
Hi, my name is Jason Boschan and I’m a marketer by day, runner and dementia advocate by night. I am extremely ambitious and passionate about raising awareness and funds for dementia research. Here is how Run4Papa transformed from an idea into a worldwide experience to find a cure for this vicious disease.
With decades of experience studying Alzheimer’s and other related dementia, Northwestern University is a world-renowned research facility. Over 50 researchers and clinicians in 14 departments contribute to the mission of enhancing patient treatment and ultimately seeking a cure to this terrible disease.
From historic mansions to waterfront views, this Rhode Island race had everything including the most scenic and stunning coastal views of any half marathon I have ever run.
State #28 did not disappoint. The race was extremely well organized and the people were incredibly friendly!
From dusk until dawn, this challenging high-elevation trail run will test even the most even the most seasoned runners
Welcome to the world’s highest marathon!
There is more history packed into these 13.1 miles than any race you may run in your life.
A return to return in the free state after an 18-month hiatus