Mile News Tagged Owen Kendall

The Mile, Franklin Park-Style

November 10, 2013

"Running is possibly the greatest metaphor for life."

By Owen Kendall, Race Founder

The goal of the Franklin Park Mile is bigger than you can imagine. The aim is to transform the world, changing the way people experience their lives. The world today is a global one; it is a multi-racial,...

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BU Med Student Runs for All, Wants All to Run

October 19, 2013

Sunday's inaugural Franklin Park Mile race to strengthen community ties and more

By Nate Weitzer, BU Today

Owen Kendall recalls the shock he felt when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon last April, killing three people, including Lu Lingzi (GRS’13), and injuring...

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