Belmont Savings Sending Pizzi Off On Her World Marathon Challenge Thursday

Photo: Becca Pizzi.

Belmont Savings Bank is sponsoring a “meet and greet” with Belmont resident Becca Pizzi, who is on track to make history as the first American woman to complete the World Marathon Challenge, which will have her running seven marathons on seven continents in seven days.

The public send-off will be held Thursday, Jan. 14, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Belmont Savings Bank main branch at 2 Leonard St. in Belmont Center.

The event will afford well-wishers an opportunity to receive an autograph poster from Becca, as well as complimentary ice cream from Moozy’s on Trapelo Road, where Pizzi is a manager. Becca will also be available to pose for pictures.

The bank will donate $500 to Becca’s charity of choice, the Belmont Food Pantry, after she completes the fourth of seven marathons. The bank will make a second $500 donation after she completes the final marathon.

World Marathon Challenge participant Becca Pizzi, who will participate in seven marathons over a weeklong span:

  • Jan. 23: Union Glacier, Antarctica
  • Jan. 24: Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Jan. 25: Miami
  • Jan. 26: Madrid
  • Jan. 27: Marrakech, Morocco
  • Jan. 28: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Jan. 29: Sydney, Australia

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