Here are the latest pictures ...
Thad Minshall with his Frate Train tee running the Kinetic Half Ironman 2013, Lake Anna, Spotsylvania, Virginia May 11, 2013.
Hi Pete, Julie, Nancy, John, and all. We are in Ireland and took this photo at the Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland this afternoon. Lots of love, Sully, Jan, Kat, and Matt Sullivan.
From Steve Buckley: "Draggin' today. Needed inspiration. Solution: My Pete Frates tee."
Here's a pic of the Frate Train T (worn by Mike Budreau) crossing the Hungerford Bridge over the River Thames in London.
Maggie Thorn and her Dad after they finished the Long Island half marathon.
Here's one from the Grand Canyon from Aunty Betty (far right), Dorrie (center) and Dorrie's daughter Jenn.
They couldn't make the ALS Awareness game at BC today, but here is most of the Holden Family raising awareness at a wedding in Burnet, Texas. Thanks guys, we appreciate all you do.
Leo Latraverse, 7th Tee at Pebble Beach playing “Run to the hills” on his driver.
Dr. Edward Hardiman, Headmaster of St. John's Prep at the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Lou Gehrig exhibit is in the background.
This one is from Pete's teamate Sal Mirabella, Jr. - Hey Pete, Here are some pictures taken at Africam Safari in Puebla, Mexico! The lion is 8 weeks old! You have and always will be as strong as a lion! Stay positive buddy! Thinking of you!
Here is a picture of Rick Skillings, Steve Jones and Mary Skillings representing Team Frate train in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic!
Pete's amazing fiancé Julie Kowalik (7th from the left) and her girlfriends in Palm Springs for Julie's bachelorette party and of course spreading awareness as always.
Chris Gaeta and Justina Alicudo from the summit of Mt. Washington taken at 6,288 ft. "We were determined to get Pete's shirt to the top and were able to do so! Motivated by Pete, we were able to get the ALS logo on the highest point in the northeast!"
Alicia & Kathleen Holman enjoying a break and spreading awareness in Sint Maarten.
Colin Reposa Striking Out ALS on Waikiki Beach in Hawaii!
Our friend Will McAuliffe sent us these pics of Will and his dad from their recent visit to Pittsburg to take in the Frozen Four college hockey tournament. They also squeezed in enough time to see a Pirates-Reds game at PNC Park as well.
Elizabeth Dropo sent us this one while in Tempe, Arizona to compete at the USA Triathlon Collegiate Nationals and got a picture at the finish line!
From friend of the Frate Train Leo Latraverse:"Morning – too many names so how about “Latraverse/Trupiano /Arnold families raising awareness off Jost Van Dyke, BVI aboard the Kekoa.”
Dean Boylan hanging out and raising awareness in the desert in Dubai. Thanks Dean.
Hope you had a nice Easter....Here’s Grampy with Pete's aunts, uncles and cousins on Easter Sunday in NH.
Here is a picture of Alexandra and Mike Spicer sporting their Pete Frates shirts and raising ALS awareness at the Reggae Beach Bar on St. Kitts. Very nice!
James Porter (left) and Joe Broderick in Jamaica. Joe and his band, the Karate Show, rocked at the Plunge 4 Pete. Have fun guys.
David Morrison at the Taj Mahal,India!
Here's a pic from Dave Brown in Puerto Rico. Raising awareness and having fun. Very nice Dave.
Shawn Thornton after a big win against the Senators with his Frate Train hat. A Cup this year would be great but these guys are winners by any standard.
This is a picture of Dave Preziosi, Matt Fitzsimons, and Kevin Tassinari at Breckenridge Colorado, on top of the highest ski lift in North America! Thanks guys.
Here is a picture from one of Pete's former baseball coaches, Peter Mathison from St. Johns Prep.
He's wearing his Frate Train T-shirt in support of Pete during his recent mission trip with the Prep to the Dominican Republic. Pictured here is Coach and Francesca, one of the beautiful little girls they visited in the Mugar Immanuel Orphanage.
Here's a couple from Florida where the BC Baseball team has been playing. Steve Gleason, like Pete, has been a tireless advocate for ALS and the team wanted to honor his efforts by wearing his No White Flags shirts to help raise awareness. Top photo is of the Frates boys (John, Pete & Andrew) and the bottom one is of the team prior to their game with FSU.
From Sydney Drane - Frosty spreading the word!!
Dean & Lucia Darr at the Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas. Thanks for the support guys.
This one is from Nancy that she took of Johnny on Clearwater Beach. She and Johnny are in Florida with Andrew, Pete and the BC Baseball Team. I don't see a ball field so I am guessing this is a little well deserved R&R at the beach. Take care guys - see you soon.
Virginia Tech coach Pete Hughes and Hokies broadcaster Bill Roth Striking out ALS at Bull n Bones. Thanks guys!
Bruins center Patrice Bergeron after a hard fought win against the Lightning wearing his Frate Train hat and helping us spread the word. Go Bruins and thanks Patrice.
Dad Kenny taking a pic of Emma and Madelyn Fraser at Cape Canaveral. Hope you guys are enjoying the vacation.
Here is a pic of the Frate Train T traveling to La Jolla Cove in San Diego, CA. In this picture: Mike, Jess, Amy, Steve, Lauren, Alex and Rakesh.
Just got this one from some of the great guys that organized the Plunge 4 Pete back in December. From left to right Scott Burnham, Matt Davidson, Bo Burnham and Pete Burnham at the Trump National Golf Course in LA. Thanks again guys.
BC head coach Mike Gambino , Director of Operations Pete, Bill Nictakis, brother of Sonny for whom the prestigious honor of wearing the BC uniform #8 is bestowed on a deserving senior yearly and Johnny at Elon, NC.
Here's one of Steve Dutcher and Caroline Trainor in Sanibel Island, Florida!
Bringing ALS Awareness to Scottsdale Arizona. Mark and Loretta Holden, with their son Drew, and his girlfriend Emily.
From John Flemming: "Hey bud, hope all is well. This is from our trip to Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. Miss ya love ya."
Andrew Frates with the lovely Thorn woman raising awareness at Jiminy Peak in the Bershires.
Nancy (Frates) sent us these from Dallas taken with her friends at Keller Williams. The second pic is of KW agents in Dallas at the Red Bash watching the 2013 version of the Doobie Brothers. Love the hat Nance!
Tim and Jamie Holden at Wrigley Field. Go Sox!
The Cronins, Darrs & Willwerths at the summit of Mont Tremblant in Quebec. Having fun and raising awareness. Thanks guys.
Tim Bryant wanted to share a photo from Jamaica with his girlfriend, Briana Keene. Looks nice and warm Tim and sure beats Boston right about now. Thanks for the support.
Mike Loftus in New Orleans for the Super Bowl. Spreading awareness and having a Huge Ass Beer. Thanks Mike!
Pete with Bruins center Patrice Bergeron at the Garden prior to NY Rangers game.
Here's one from Pete’s friend DJ Salmon in St. John, VI.
Gregg Carroll in front of TB 12's High School in California. Now there is a real Patriots fan.
Here's one from Joe Nardi and his fiancé Shannon Leary atop Snowbasin Resort in Utah.
Here's a couple from the Pazialle family escaping the Boston winter and spreading the word in St. Thomas. Thanks for the support and have fun guys!
Here are a couple of pictures Lacey Cumming and Marissa Dolan took while in South Africa on a Bentley Grad School trip. The first one is at the sign of Kruger National Park and the second one was taken at Cape of Good Hope, which is the most south-western point of Africa. Thanks ladies!
Melissa Blasczyk at Boston’s Equinox gym bypassing the cold and running 14 miles training for the Boston Marathon for the ALS MA Association.
Pete's former BC teamates Adam Crabtree (Left), Nick Asselin (Center) and Terry Doyle (Far right) sent us this one from Florida backstage with Tyler Hubbard (2nd from left) and Brian Kelley (4th from left) of the band Florida Georgia Line.
Just got this one from our friend Paul Coz of his daughter, Colleen, in the Luvuyo Orphanage in Pretoria, South Africa. Great work and thanks for the support Collen.
Charlotte Manning and Brendan Byrne Jackson Hole, WY.
Sal Mirabella, one of Pete's Lexington Blue Sox teammates, in Washington D.C. with 75 other police officers from my tactical unit to work the Presidential Inauguration this weekend!
Will and Connor McAuliffe sporting their Frate Train gear at the Garden for the Bruins home opener.
John, Andrew and Nancy at lands end. Next stop Cuba!!! On second thought - maybe one of Key West's finest watering holes is a better idea.
You look good John. We are happy for you guys up here in BevTown.
What a way to wrap up a vacation!! Pete and the guys spent the day fishing and after a 2 hour fight landed a 7ft., 125lb. sailfish. I'm told it is the largest fish the captain can remember seeing in a long, long time. Nice job guys!
Just got this one from Nancy who is in Florida with Pete and the family and some of Pete's friends. "Hi guys. Here is the Marathon Key gang ready to go out for a day of fishing! 80 degrees and beautiful! Hopefully they bring back dinner!"
Nice hat Pete!!
Here's a couple from cousin Jim (Frates) and family (Jim, Beth, John & Peter). Enjoying Mt. Blanc and the village of Les Contamines while spreading the word on our fight to Strike Out ALS. Thanks guys!
Jeff Burke sent us this one of BC student-athletes rebuilding in the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans with their Strike Out ALS shirts. What a wonderful group of young men and women.
Pete representing for BC in Miami at the BCS game. From left Elizabeth Dropo, Pete, Alexander Dropo, and Sue Dropo.
Dan McKenna at the Hulk Hogan Beach Shop in Clearwater, Florida.
Art Cronin a long way from Beverly sampling some of California's finest wines. And I always thought he was a Bud Light guy.
Reynoso Ryne with his Sun Valley version of Plunge 4 Pete… Freezin' for a Reason! Frate Train love from top of Mount Baldy in Sun Valley, ID!
Katie Mayo Howard sent us this one in Chicago in front of Second City, the comedy/improv club where many Saturday Night Live actors got their start.
Karleen Herbst Striking Out ALS at Disneyland in California!
Retired New Orleans Saint and tireless ALS advocate & spokesperson, Steve Gleason, wearing his Frate Train Tee on his way to his workout in New Orleans #NO WHITE FLAGS. If you have a moment, please take a look at this brief video Steve put together with some of his friends from the NFL to raise awareness for this dreadful disease.
Scott Burnham in Las Vegas raising awareness and who knows what else.
Maggie Thorn (left) & friends in Boston with Boston Celtic captain Paul Pierce.
From the World Champion New York Football Giants. BC graduates, Mark Herzlich ’10, Mathias Kiwanuka ’05,
and Chris Snee ’04, in their Frate Train Gear in front of the Giants Super Bowl trophies !!
New York Giants President, CEO and co-owner John Mara with his Frate Train tshirt.