“To be able to tell my mom I’m running for cancer research was very, very cool,” Bednar said.
“Once you get over [Heartbreak Hill] and … you see the place that you’ve been over the last four years—it just kind of was a sigh of relief,” Kacha said. “Honestly, I can’t even put into words how amazing it was to kind of just see all the people that I’ve spent my entire four years here with just there supporting me.”
“I … boxed out an area for myself, so I could high five people,” he said. “I just came down Comm. Ave, just like high fiving everyone on the side. … It was such an adrenaline boost, and I probably ran down it too quickly. All my friends were like, ‘We waited so long for you, and you were there for like half a second.’ But I was just really excited. So yeah, it was super cool.”
“I just wanted to be as inclusive as possible,” Nassif said. “Because I don’t know who you are when I approach you, that makes me feel like I’m doing it to the best of my ability. It’s not my friends and their outfits. It’s literally just people I see walking around.”