BOSTON (CBS) – Four friends are following in their father’s footsteps, walking from Maine to Fenway Park for a good cause.

The friends’ fathers started the tradition nearly 50 years ago, walking more than 100 miles to raise money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund.

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Inspired by their fathers, a group is walking from Maine to Fenway Park. (Courtesy Photo)

This week their children are continuing the legacy. They left Tuesday and hope to be at Fenway on Sunday.

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They’ve already raised more than $30,000.

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Click here to donate to the group’s efforts.

CBSBoston.com Staff