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Yes You Can!
In the spring of 1977, Rick Hoyt told his father, Dick Hoyt, that he wanted to participate in a 5-mile benefit run for a lacrosse player who had been paralyzed in an accident. Far from being a long-distance runner, Dick agreed to push Rick in his wheelchair and they finished all 5 miles, coming in next to last. That night, Rick told his father, “Dad, when I’m running, it feels like I’m not handicapped.”

This realization was just the beginning of what would become over 1,000 races completed, including marathons, duathlons and triathlons. Read more...
Upcoming Events
Turkey Trot 5K 
November 16, 2014 
11:00 AM Billerica, MA

Center of Hope Gobble Gobble 5K/10K
November 23, 2014 

10:00 AM Center of Hope, 100 Foster Street
Southbridge, MA 01566

Feaster 5 5K
November 27, 2014

8:30 AM Andover, MA 01810
Recent News
August 23, 2014
Father and Son Racing Duo Inspire Teams to Get Active, Support UCP

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) is honored to announce that Team Hoyt, Rick Hoyt of Sturbridge, MA and Dick Hoyt of Holland, MA, will serve as the 2014 Steptember event Ambassadors.
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August 4, 2014
Local man takes charge for Team Hoyt

Methuen’s Lyons to continue Team Hoyt tradition at Boston Marathon By Dave Dyer/Eagle Tribune There may be no “I” in team, but there can sure be a lot of personal enjoyment and satisfaction. Just ask Methuen’s Bryan Lyons, who is a proud member of Team Hoyt and will get what he believes will be the […]
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April 18, 2014
Father-Son Duo, Team Hoyt, Celebrates 37 Years of Inspiring Teamwork With One Last Boston Marathon

By: Josh Misner / Huffington Post In 1962, Dick and Judy Hoyt welcomed their son, Rick, into an unsuspecting world — a world that would forever be changed by their presence and sacrifice. Because of complications with his birth, Rick was diagnosed as a spastic quadriplegic with cerebral palsy. According to a CBS interview, Dick […]
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April 15, 2014
Team Hoyt to Run Last Boston Marathon

By: Sydney Lupkin and David Meyers / ABC News Team Hoyt has become a fixture on the Boston Marathon course, but after running it more than 30 times, the father-and-son team has decided it’s time to say goodbye. Dick Hoyt pushed his son, Rick, who has cerebral palsy, in a wheelchair for their first race […]
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 since 2008.
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Dick and Rick are forever grateful for the monetary donations that are made to help further the education of people living with disabilities to become active members of their communities. Since the inception of The Hoyt Foundation, Dick and Rick have been working tirelessly to improve the quality of life for those living with disabilities.

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