Event Details

Location: Mother's Rest, Carson Beach, Boston
Driving Directions: View here
Registration/Check In: 9:00 AM
Walk Begins: 10:30 AM
Walk Ends: 2:00 PM

Walk Route

The start and finish of the LLW Boston is the Gazebo space at Mother’s Rest. The Walk is an out and back loop from the Gazebo to the JFK Library, 1 mile each way. The walk is 2 miles total. For your convenience, we have a Water Stop and Portable Toilets at the turn-around location.

We recognize a lot of our walkers are people with liver disease so we encourage you to go as far as you are comfortable and turn back when you feel ready. Additionally, some people choose to skip the walk and sit with us at the Start/Finish area. That’s fine too!

Free Hepatitis C Testing

Did you know that many people with chronic Hepatitis C do not know they are infected? People with chronic Hepatitis C can live for decades without symptoms or feeling sick. Getting tested can help people learn if they are infected and get them into lifesaving care and treatment.

The American Liver Foundation New England Division, in conjunction with Harbor Health Services, Inc., is excited to offer free Hepatit

is C testing at our Liver Life Walk Boston. While at the walk, please stop by the testing station: you can try your hand at some liver educational games and get tested to see if you have ever been exposed to the Hepatitis C virus. If anyone has been exposed, follow-up care will be available through local medical partners.

Get tested. Get treated. Get cured.

Ed Harding

Anchor, WCVB Channel 5

Ed Harding is co-anchor of NewsCenter 5 at 4:00, 6:00, 7:00 and 11:00 PM.  Ed is an award-winning local journalist who has been a member of NewsCenter 5 for over 25 years.  He is the recipient of numerous awards including two Boston/New England Emmy awards for best Anchor-News and a first place Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Sound Bites award for On-Air Personality, among others.

Ed joined WCVB in 1988 as weekend sports anchor and reporter.  He took over as co-anchor of the EyeOpener newscast in 2000 and added co-anchor of the 11 PM newscast in 2004. He helped launch WCVB’s NewsCenter 5 at 4:30 PM and 7 PM in January 2016 when WCVB added those newscasts to its lineup.

Before joining WCVB, Ed was sports director and principal sports anchor for WISH-TV, the CBS affiliate in Indianapolis.  At WISH, he anchored and produced the 6 PM and 11 PM sportscasts, co-produced and reported the station’s annual ‘Indy 500’ special, and was producer and host of The Colts Today, the NFL Indianapolis Colts coach’s show.  For three years, he provided live reports and color commentary for Colts games on WIBC Radio.

While in the Midwest, Ed won two Indiana Associated Press awards and was named Best TV Sportscaster by Indianapolis Magazine.

Prior to joining WISH, Ed was sports director and anchor for WDSU-TV in New Orleans from 1978 to 1981.  He served one year in Minneapolis as assistant sports director and weekend anchor for KMSP-TV.  From 1975 to 1977, Ed was sports director and anchor for WPTZ-TV in Plattsburgh, NY.

A native of the Boston suburb of Newton, Ed graduated from Emerson College in Boston.

Frequently Asked Questions

There is a $25 registration fee for all walkers 18 years and older. Children, 17 years and younger, do not have to pay a fee to participate. Please note that the day-of registration fee is $30.

Yes, all walkers must register to participate for Liver Life Walk.

Yes. While it is recommended that you pre-register for Liver Life Walk, we do offer registration the day of the walk.

No, but it is strongly encouraged that everyone raise a minimum of $100. All walkers who individually raise $100 will earn an official Liver Life Walk T-shirt. Walkers who raise $250+ qualify for additional prizes. Click here for more information.

American Liver Foundation. Also remember to include your name in the memo section of each check as this will ensure donations are credited to the correct participant.

We are pleased to offer free parking to our walkers! Check out the graphic below to see where you should enter (near the State Police Barracks on William J. Day Blvd) and park.

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