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Published April 26, 2013
Chellie deGelleke ran a marathon every day for five consecutive days and finished the first leg of the MS Run the US Relay full of admiration. Not for herself, but the people who live with multiple sclerosis and "are running a marathon every day of their lives just to function or find some sort of comfort within their discomfort." It's the kind of revelation one can find in distance running, or in this case, ultra-distance running.
Published March 7, 2013
In six weeks, Chellie deGelleke will run her first marathon, then five more over consecutive days. Her push into the MS Run the US relay and a daunting challenge even for experienced runners will sound familiar to other marathon rookies: "She peer-pressured me into it."
Published June 22, 2012
In 2010, Ashley Kumlien, the 28-year-old founder of MS Run the US ran across the country, 3,200 miles in six months, to raise money for research to cure multiple sclerosis. She succeeded in completing the journey, but raised roughly 10 percent of the $500,000 she had sought to generate. Now, Kumlien has a new plan.
Published Nov. 1, 2010
This Thursday we will host "Athletes Get NEWD for MS" at MOCT, 240 E. Pittsburgh Ave. It's a fashion show that will feature casual wear from the NEWD line and Live the Dream, as well as running clothes from local athletic outfitters. The event runs from 5 to 10 p.m. and is free, but donations are accepted and encouraged.
Published Aug. 23, 2010
So, what did you do this summer? Brookfield native Ashley Kumlien will have an amazing story to tell when she completes her cross country run late next month in New York City. Kumlien, 26, has been running across the country since April in an effort to raise money for multiple sclerosis research.
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