Athlete Name: Sally Bell
Tell us a little about yourself
My name is Sally Bell. I am the mom of a 28-year-old son, Stephen, who has Cystic Fibrosis. He is truly an inspiration to the Bell family. Exercise has always been a part of my life. About a year ago, we were having a family dinner in Hoboken and Stephen mentioned there were spots on Team Boomer to run the New York Marathon in November of 2011. Stephen had already run two New York Marathons with Team Boomer. I really didn’t have to think about it. I committed right there that I would register. If Stephen can do this, so can I.
I got a training plan and started running. It became an addiction after the marathon ended. I understand why Stephen is running half-marathons all the time. Being involved in Team Boomer is now a part of the Bell family. We wish we knew about this when Stephen was growing up. The support and sense of family is what I most admire. The true dedication that the Boomer Esiason Foundation has to helping and supporting individuals and families with Cystic Fibrosis is of the highest standard. From the Bell family, I am thanking you.