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Wilmington Fitness Entrepreneur Running Boston Marathon and Raising Money

Mar 28, 2017

Wilmington Fitness Entrepreneur Running Boston Marathon and Raising Money


2017 Boston Marathon

April 17, 2017

Local Fitness Together owner and triathlete Brendan Stapleton is raising funds and running the Boston Marathon for Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Local scientists with Eye and Ear are driven to find cures for blindness, deafness and diseases to the head and neck. Stapleton has run the marathon previously including in 2013 during the marathon bombing. The Eye and Ear team has helped thousands of people every year, including friends and family of Brendan and his wife Lauren.

As a health and wellness leader, Stapleton believes in helping others in need and often picks charities that he is passionate about and can help bring exposure. Mr. Stapleton mentioned some of his motivation, ‘I like to run, I like to help people and raising money to do both is a gift to me and hopefully it can impact others to do the same.’ His goal is to raise $10,000 through the CrowdRise platform at

CONTACT: For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact Brendan Stapleton at 781-820-4883 or

About Fitness Together™

Fitness Together Franchise Corporation franchises Fitness Together, which offers one-on-one and small group personal fitness training studios. It is owned by , WellBiz Brands, Inc., which is headquartered in Highlands Ranch, Colo., and is one of the largest health and wellness companies in the United States. The company owns two additional franchise entities: Elements Therapeutic Massage, Inc., which franchises massage studios, providing custom therapeutic massage to meet clients’ individual needs, and Fit 36, Inc., which franchises high intensity interval training studios, with workouts done as a group.

Fitness Together Franchise Corporation began franchising in 1996 and has approximately 150 Fitness Together® locations across the United States. For more information about Fitness Together®, visit

Massachusetts Eye and Ear clinicians and scientists are driven by a mission to find cures for blindness, deafness and diseases of the head and neck.

Each year almost 300,000 people - adults and children - from more than 80 countries seek care at Mass. Eye and Ear and more than 20,000 of them undergo life-changing surgery.

Mass. Eye and Ear is home to the world's largest vision and hearing research centers, offering hope and healing to patients everywhere through discovery and innovation. As a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, Mass. Eye and Ear trains future medical leaders in ophthalmology and otolaryngology through our highly competitive residency and fellowship programs.

Mass. Eye and Ear is ranked #1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.


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