PRINCETON (CBS) — The Vanessa T. Marcotte Foundation has announced a memorial race in honor of their namesake, the jogger slain last summer in an unresolved case that shocked her small town.
The 5k run/walk will be held Saturday, June 17 at Mount Wachusett in Princeton.READ MORE: Large Fire Erupts In Everett At Schnitzer Scrap Metal Site
The murder of the Google executive and 2011 Boston College grad rocked the small town of about 4,000.READ MORE: Kurt Warner Wants To See Patriots-Buccaneers Super Bowl: 'It's Not Just A Pipe Dream'
The foundation says Vanessa’s memory drives them to push “for a world where women live boldly and fearlessly.”
“We strive for this goal by partnering with organizations that deliver educational programs to promote female empowerment, challenge gender stereotypes, and provide mentorship opportunities,” the foundation wrote on their website. “Vanessa inspires our mission and fuels our continued efforts.”
Those interested in participating in the race can register online on the foundation’s site. The race will be held rain or shine.MORE NEWS: When Will The Snow Start? Massachusetts' First Widespread Snow Of Season Could Impact PM Commute