Grandma’s Marathon has announced its 2014 Don Fennessy Volunteer of the Year. Marge Swor and her family received the award at the organization’s volunteer appreciation event Sunday night at Grandma’s Sports Garden.

For 13 years, Marge Swor and her family have been volunteering at race packet pick up prior to Grandma’s Marathon. They have helped distribute goodie/gear bags, manned the chip scanners, assembled race packets, and assisted with runners’ inquiries during the packet pick up period for Grandma’s Marathon and the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon.
The Grandma's Marathon Don Fennessy Volunteer of the Year Award is given annually to an individual or group of individuals who have donated a tremendous amount of time volunteering for Grandma's Marathon and in doing so have assisted in the success and enjoyment of the event and its operation. It is named after Don Fennessy who passed away in 2011. Fennessy, a 2004 Grandma’s Marathon Hall of Fame inductee, was an original member of both the Grandma’s Marathon board of directors and Young Athletes Foundation committee.
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