May 26, 2023

JDL’s Memorable Experience at the Thompson Island 4k Trail Run

Yesterday, JDL had the privilege of attending the Thompson Island 4K Trail Run for the 16th time. The race is an extraordinary event that combines the thrill of a trail run with the opportunity to support a remarkable charity. As a Champion Sponsor, JDL not only enjoyed the race but also contributed to the core mission of Thompson Island Outward Bound, which is to provide free, hands-on science learning and social-emotional development to Boston students. Let’s dive into the highlights of this incredible experience!

Gavin Isbell and Sarah Brown, representing JDL, respectively showcased their running prowess by securing top 10 positions in the men’s and women’s divisions. Additionally, JDL’s Coed Team made an impressive mark, securing 5th place out of 34 participating teams!

The Thompson Island 4K Trail Run is truly a one-of-a-kind race in Boston. Held on Thompson Island in the Boston Harbor, it provides a scenic and captivating backdrop for participants to enjoy. This year, the event took place on the afternoons of May 24th and 25th, attracting numerous companies and individuals eager to experience the unique combination of team-building and philanthropy.

Why Participate in the 4K Trail Run?

Team Building: The 4K Trail Run offers an excellent opportunity for employees to run together, socialize, and strengthen their relationships. By participating, companies foster a sense of camaraderie and create lasting memories for their teams.

Community Recognition: Sponsors of the event receive well-deserved recognition, ranging from social media shout-outs to inclusion of promotional products in race swag bags. This visibility ensures that sponsors’ support is acknowledged and appreciated by all registered runners.

Giving Back: By sponsoring the Thompson Island 4K Trail Run, companies actively contribute to Thompson Island Outward Bound’s mission of providing free, hands-on science education and social-emotional development to Boston students. This support enables thousands of students from Boston Public Schools to benefit from the unique learning experiences offered by Thompson Island.

Attending the Thompson Island 4K Trail Run was an incredible experience for JDL. As a Champion Sponsor, we took great pride in supporting Thompson Island Outward Bound and their mission to provide transformative learning opportunities to Boston students. We encourage everyone to participate in this unique race, as it offers not only a challenging and fun running experience but also the chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young learners. Learn more about Thompson Island Outward Bound and their initiatives by visiting their website at

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