Photos: Girls on the Run Sneaker Soirée

Check out scenes from the November 8, 2018, event at Omni Parker House.

More than 225 guests laced up for Girls on the Run Greater Boston’s inaugural Sneaker Soirée. The event raised over $80,000, which will fund scholarships for Boston-area girls to participate in the program. Keynote speakers included Ami Danoff and Christina Gordon, co-founders of the newly formed Women’s Foundation of Boston, as well as ten-year-old Paige, a Girls on the Run participant from Brockton.

Photography by Animus-Art Photography


Gala co-chairs Katie Hooley and Stephen McCreary

Ronit Velde, Ami Danoff, Olivia Mathews, and Christina Gordon

Laura McTaggart and Tom Nolan

Kristina Daglio, Charu and Lakshaman Swamy, and David Daglio

Haley Feickert, Andrew Leiser, Leslie Clark, Richard Leiser, Gail Leiser, Matthew Saulter, and Lisa VanHoutte

Girls on the Run participant Paige, 10, and her coach Suzanne O’Connor

Guests don props and signs in the photo booth provided by Danger Booth

Guests wear wear sneakers with their cocktail attire to embody the Girls on the Run values of strength, joy, and health

GOTR Boston Marathon team members Alett Meckler, Arianna Lungo, Ronit Velde, Sean O’Neill, Cheryl Kerr, and Kate Yenrick