Erin Maguire, owner of New Milford's downtown health food store, Natural Marketplace, LLC, will run the New York City Marathon on Nov. 6 on behalf of Everybody Wins!, a national children's literacy and mentoring non-profit.

"I am so excited to be running my first marathon," said Ms. Maguire, "and most especially knowing that it will benefit Everybody Wins!"

Those wishing to donate may mail checks payable to Everybody Wins! to Natural Marketplace, 10 Bank Street, New Milford, CT, 06776 or stop by the store.

Online donations can be made at http://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/emaguire/ingnewyorkcitymarathon2011.