“My mother suffers from Alzheimer’s disease,” he writes on his Crowdrise fundraising page. "She loved to walk everywhere. Never had a driver’s license – so I’ll run for her instead in the Boston Marathon.
“AND! Just for fun, I’ll be randomly giving away (regardless of the size of the donation) 5 pairs of tickets to The Package Tour: This summer’s boy band bonanza across North America: New Kids on the Block/BoysllMen/98Degrees… and 10 signed tour T-shirts… and 10 signed NKOTB “10” CDs. That’s 25 prizes in all!! But I know you’ll donate just because."