• Edgar, wife plan fundraiser marathon in NYC

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Nov 4, 2012
    The New York City Marathon may have been canceled by mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday afternoon, but that didn't stop Holli Martinez wife of former Seattle Mariners hitting machine and New York City native Edgar Martinez from putting her running shoes on and participating in her first full length marathon on Sunday morning. Edgar and Holli Martinez in 2007. Martinez, perhaps the greatest designated hitter of all time, was on hand at Columbus Circle bright and early on Sunday to cheer on his wife, Holli, who had planned on running her first marathon in support of the hurricane relief effort and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. The informal event a triumph in philanthropy and in social media came about organically. Thanks to the power of social media and strong organization by the Martinez Foundation, MLB.com is reporting the event turned out to be a rousing success as thousands of "ambitious joggers" and just as many bystanders willing to lend a hand or make a donation turned out.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Martinezes' fundraiser marathon draws thousands

      The New York City Marathon may have been cancelled, but somebody forgot to tell the runners. Thousands of ambitious joggers showed up at Central Park to run an informal marathon Sunday morning, organized by Edgar Martinez and his wife, Holli.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Edgar and Holli Martinez organize successful charity marathon in New York City

      The New York City Marathon may have been canceled by mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday afternoon, but that didn't stop Holli Martinez - wife of former Seattle Mariners hitting machine and New York City native Edgar Martinez - from putting her running
      Source: yahoo.com

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