Team LZF

Running for Social Justice

Every LZF marathon runner has run for a different reason: a daughter running in memory of her father (a Boston Marathon® runner himself), a mom proving she’s stronger than cancer, a law intern fighting discrimination in the workplace, a person running in memory of those lost in the 2013 bombing. But they all have one thing in common: the desire to run in the world’s most famous marathon, while raising money and awareness for a mission they truly believe in.

The Lenny Zakim Fund is once again thrilled to announce that John Hancock, the Boston Marathon’s principal sponsor, has awarded 2 bibs to LZF for the 2021 Boston Marathon! Meet our runners – Christian Hassold and Kenia Pineda!

Fundraiser to Support Team LZF!

The Lenny Zakim Fund invites you to District Hall in Boston’s Seaport District on Thursday, July 29 from 6pm to 8pm to cheer on Team LZF’s 2021 Boston Marathon runners: Christian Hassold and Kenia Pineda!
Christian and Kenia are excited to be representing The Lenny Zakim Fund in the 125th Boston Marathon on Monday, October 11 and we are proud to have them as members of Team LZF. Together, Christian and Kenia have committed themselves to raising $30,000 for The Fund and to date they have collectively raised a little over $7,500! With a little less than three months left in their training and fundraising, LZF is partnering with Christian and Kenia to co-host this gathering, which we hope, with your help, will propel them both literally and figuratively over the finish line in their fundraising and first marathon run.
Please join us on July 29 to wish Christian and Kenia luck in their training and to learn more about The Lenny Zakim Fund. Pizza and beer, wine, and soft drinks will be served.
The July 29th event is free to the public, however, we ask that attendees – and also those of you who are unable to join us – make a donation in support of Christian, Kenia, or ideally both by clicking below on the links to their respective fundraising pages. Alternatively, donors are welcome to make a gift by check, made payable to “The Lenny Zakim Fund”, which can either be brought to the event or mailed to:
The Lenny Zakim Fund
c/o DLA Piper
33 Arch Street, 26th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
ATTN: Allison Picott, Director of Development
Please contact Dominque Ramos at or Allison Picott at if you have any questions.
Many thanks to our sponsor, District Hall!

Meet our runners!

Christian Hassold is a long-time runner looking to give back to communities.

Check out his page here!


Kenia Pineda runs for causes close to her heart as a child of immigrants.

Check out her page here! 

About the Team LZF & the Boston Marathon Program

There is only one Boston, only one Boston Marathon and only one Team LZF! The Lenny Zakim Fund is thrilled to announce that John Hancock, the Boston Marathon’s principal sponsor, has awarded 2 bibs to LZF for the 2021 Boston Marathon.

The Lenny Zakim Fund is proud to be an official Partner of John Hancock in the Marathon Nonprofit Program which allows us to send runners to the Boston Marathon.