BOSTON (CBS) – A Boston Marathon legend and a former New England Patriots star joined forces on Saturday to raise awareness about heart health.
Kathrine Switzer joined runners Saturday morning for the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association “Run With Heart” event, supported by the Boston Athletic Association’s.
Seventy charity runners joined Switzer for the 18-mile training run.
One of the teams was fielded by former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi.
Teddy’s team is dedicated to raising awareness about stroke, and included eight runners who have a personal connection to the condition, including two stroke survivors.