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BE-ing Active at the Boston Marathon

An inspiring 26.2 miles

On Monday, April 17th, Joaquin Neira, Berkley Environmental VP of Latin America, ran the Boston Marathon. This year marked the 10-year-anniversary of the bombing that occurred at the 2013 marathon. And for Joaquin, it was a true test of his own physical and mental strength.

“It took various kinds of races to learn how to embrace the suffering involved when you push your limits,” Neira explained. “I wasn’t running for a charity on this occasion but to support One Boston Day on its decade anniversary.”

Neira described the sense of community and the buzz from the fans all along the course as incredible and worth the pain in the last few miles. It’s Berkley Environmental’s hope that BE ACTIVE helps inspire people to make a positive difference in our communities, much like the passion and commitment Joaquin Neira gave to One Boston Day.