2005 Zack's Black & Blue Ball
Zack's Black and Blue Ball was one of our first non-golf evening events with silent and live actions in 2005. Guest speakers and auctioneers included radio announcer Tom Doyle and TV reporter soon to be anchor Bianca DelaGarza.
2008 Chiara Bistro
Chiara Bistro event in 2008 hosted by Susan Wornick and Bianca DelaGarza was another successful event in Westwood at an elegant restaurant.
2010 Summer Soiree & 2012 Blazers & Baubles
Summer Soiree in 2010 and Blazers for Baubles in 2012 were evening galas hosted by the Channel 5 anchor team, entertained with by local comedians and attended by numerous athletes and team managers such as Bill Belicheck of the NE Patriots.
2017 New York City Marathon
Margie Lamir-Heger and Meghan Johnson ran the New York City Marathon to raise money for Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and team Run for Our Sons.
2022 Smuttynose 5K & 1/2 Marathon
A team of 31 ran the Smutthnose 5K & 1/2 Marathon in memory of Zack. The group raised over $20,000 to support our new mission of inclusivity and accessibility for all at local parks!
Disney World Marathon - 2012, 2013, 2014
Team Z-Man ran the Disney World Marathon in 2012, 2013 & 2014. 2012 was the first marathon completed for the Zack Heger Foundation, running through Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy to help fundraise to find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Team Z-Man continued this mission into the 2013 Disney Marathon where several team members did the Goofy Challenge, running both the half marathon and the full marathon. Team Z-Man finished the Walt Disney World Marathon in 2014, raising $40,000 for Run for Our Sons! Several members of the team ran the Dopey Challenge in 2014, consisting of the 5K, 10K, 1/2 Marathon and Full Marathon over the span of the weekend!
HacksForeZack was held in 2002, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, & 2012. It was a fabulous golf tournament attended by local celebrities at a variety of golf courses over the years.
Other Running Events
Over the years, teams have gotten together to run races to raise money for the Zack Heger Foundation. We've enjoyed finding a purpose to create and support a team activity in a seemingly individual sport!
See below for other races the team has completed:
Portland 1/2 Marathon
South Shore 1/2 Marathon
NH Santa Claus Run
2018 Boston Run to Remember