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Bills fan to run marathon around Gillette Stadium ahead of MNF matchup; raising money for Oishei

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Posted at 1:37 PM, Dec 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-28 13:37:55-05

FOXBOROUGH, M.A. (WKBW) — A long-time Bills fan Colin Dee is planning to truly circle the wagons (or should we say stadium?) Monday night in a big way.

Dee is planning on running 26.2 miles around Gillette Stadium ahead of the matchup between the Bills and the Patriots where the team has a chance to sweep its longtime division rival for the first time since 1999.

Dee tells 7 Eyewitness News he has run a few marathons, but decided on a whim to do this run after a record-setting season by his hometown team.

The Rochester-native turned the “celebratory run” into charity-opportunity.

He started a GoFundMe to raise money for Oishei Children’s Hospital with a $1,000 goal — which was quickly surpassed.

He’s hoping to raise as much money as he can ahead of the Monday Night Football matchup.

He’s asking fans to donate $4.45, which is $0.17/mile to help children in need.

You can donate to the cause here.

Dee is planning to begin his marathon in Foxborough around 4:30 pm and says he will listen or watch the game through his final laps around the 2-mile loop.

Go Bills!