Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Race to Cure ALS aka Squirrel Run XXIV

Saturday 11th June 2022

Pageant Field: Merrymount Parkway, Quincy, United States

Running, Distance running, Walking, 5 Mile


  • Running-5 Mile - Individual Runner
  • Running-5 Mile - Individual Walker


The 24th Annual Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS, (the Squirrel Run XXIV), a 5-mile run, 2.5-mile fitness walk and family fun day which will be held on Saturday, June 11th at Pageant Field, Merrymount Parkway in Quincy.

Proceeds from the Squirrel Run will benefit The Angel Fund for ALS Research.  single squirrelJimmy Kennedy lost his courageous battle with ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, in 1997 at the age of 31.


Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate in the 5-mile run and 2.5-mile walk that begins with registration at 8 a.m. The 2.5-mile fitness walk starts at 9 a.m. followed by the 5-mile run at 10 a.m. Childrens’ events begin at 11 a.m. The USA Track and Field, New England Association officially sanctions the course.


The cost is $30 for registrations received before May 25th, 2022 and $35 after that date. Numbers will not be mailed prior to the race.


You can register for the race/walk by  clicking here.


Registrations can also be sent to the Jimmy Kennedy Memorial Run for ALS, 649 Main Street, Wakefield, MA 01880


Want to raise money for The Angel Fund? You can set up a fundraising page here.


In addition to the race and walk, the day will be filled with entertainment for children, plenty of refreshments, and awards for competitive runners in all divisions for men and women. There will be trophies, gift certificates, and other awards, as well as raffle prizes.


For additional registration information, or for further information please call Rich (Ratt) Kennedy (781) 383-6008, or email him at tytaylin@aol.com.

Event details and schedule

Organised by

The Angel Fund for ALS Research

649 Main Street, Wakefield

Phone: 781-245-7070

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