Lung Association's 29th annual Trek Across Maine Starts Day 2

athenahealth team rides in memory of David LeClair

(June 15, 2013)

Today, the American Lung Association of the Northeast began Day 2 of its three- day Trek Across Maine with heavy hearts as the Trek family continues to mourn the loss of David LeClair, who lost his life yesterday in a tragic accident. 

Jeff Seyler, President and CEO of the American Lung Association of the Northeast expressed, "As we begin the second day of our Trek Across Maine, we not only keep David in our hearts, but the entire LeClair family and the many people who knew David as a friend, coworker or cycling partner."

This morning the athenahealth team congregated together and shared stories of David’s life. Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth said, “Sadness has hit us in the closest way it can. David LeClair, an athenista for 2.5 years was known to all as a shining light. There are no explanations that can soften this news. David will be missed. As we mourn, we will also celebrate David’s life and memory.” Jonathan joined the athenahealth team and many Trek participants wearing red arm bands in tribute to David's life.  

On Saturday, Trekkers will ride 57 miles from University of Maine at Farmington to Colby College in Waterville.   Tomorrow, trekkers will start in Waterville and travel 54 miles to the final finish line at Steamboat Landing Park in Belfast, to crowds of volunteers and supporters.


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The athenahealth team gathers to remember David LeClair and kick off Day 2 of the Trek  Wearing red ribbons in memory of David LeClair athenahealth Team begins Day 2 of the Trek Across Maine.