Firefighters and residents from Marlborough climbed more
than 40 flights of stairs at the BNY Mellon Center on Washington Street in
Boston on Feb. 1, as part of the American Lung Association’s annual “Fight for
Residents participating in the race included Michael Matros, a firefighter from the Sudbury Fire Department (646th) and Jim Fortin, a firefighter from Stow Fire Department (943rd). Both ran in full gear, according to reports online.
Stacey Corbin, running for Team DSCI, and Caitlin Matros, running for the Steppies team, also hit the stairs.
Ryan Thomson, a Portland, Maine firefighter, won the firefighter division; while Andrew Hashway of Somerville, a part of the Gentle Giant Moving Company team, finished first out of all entrants.
Danielle Masterson contributed to this report.