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Topic: 2012 Marine Corps Marathon
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Posted By: AmyALSinfo Posted: Feb 15, 2012 Reply

The ALS Association – DC/MD/VA is looking for
participants to run as a charity partner in the
37th Annual Marine
Corps Marathon
to be held October 28, 2012. ALS, commonly known as
Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a fatal, neuromuscular disease that kills someone
every 90 minutes.


 


 The ALS Association - DC/MD/VA Chapter is different than
most of the organizations involved with the Marathon, as we do not have a
required fundraising amount. We have a suggested fundraising minimum of $1,000
but runners are not charged the remaining balance if that goal is not obtained. 
In order to help runners reach that goal we provide a personal webpage to tell their
story, share photos, update friends and family on their progress and raise
awareness.  The funds raised will directly impact persons with ALS and
their families.
 


If you or someone you know would
be interested in running in the Marathon this year please contact me at ARobinson@ALSinfo.org or
301-978-9855 ext. 207
. The ALS Association – DC/MD/VA Chapter has committed
to filling 25 spots this year, we are currently generating a reservation list
for runners as we wait to receive the application from the MCM. When the
application is sent it will be immediately sent to the runners on the
reservation list.