BOSTON (CBS) — A Boston man is running an ultra-marathon on MLK Day to raise awareness and money for the Martin Richard Foundation.

Kevin Koncilja said he plans on running 50 miles on Monday by doing five 10-mile loops around the Charles River.

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“It’s beautiful weather for a run and it’s a great cause so there’s definitely a lot to keep me motivated,” said Koncilja.

Kevin Koncilja begins his ultra-marathon run early Monday morning (WBZ-TV)

After the run, he said there will be a fundraising party from 3 to 8 p.m. at Tracksmith on Newbury Street.

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Koncilja expects 12 people will join him on his run and about 50 to come to the after-party, which is a public event.

The Martin Richard Foundation honors 8-year-old Martin Richard who was the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Donate to the Martin Richard Foundation or find out more about Koncilja’s events here.