“It’s a celebration of Rick’s life, but it’s also a time of the community to come together,” Steven Parisian said.
And the community does come together, as evidenced by the crowds that line the streets during the race and gather in the park after it.
“The community has embraced it. Like Rick’s life, it has touched countless numbers of lives,” Mark Parisian said. “Thanks to the foundation, it will continue to do so.”
The Parisian family has shown that tragedy can be turned into something that benefits so many. We thank the Parisian family and its supporters for all they have done over the past 20 years.