Team MSAA for the Marine Corps Marathon

 

On a chilly Sunday morning with the threat of Hurricane Sandy on the horizon, 23,515 runners embarked on the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) on October 28, 2012. In the group of 23,515 runners were eight members of Team MSAA, running on behalf of the multiple sclerosis community. These eight runners, dedicated the past six months to training and preparing for the grueling 26.2 mile course, which started at the Pentagon and went through some of the most historic sites in the nation’s capital. Team MSAA for the MCM, raised almost $9,000 in support of MSAA’s mission of enriching the quality of life of everyone affected by MS. Team MSAA was comprised of individuals from across the country. You can read about them by visiting the Team MSAA page and I encourage you to do so, as their personal stories are very inspiring!

Thank you Team MSAA!  You did great work!

Here are a few pictures from race day!

Team MSAA members Joel and Shari get ready to start the 37th annual Marine Corps Marathon

Runners are getting ready to start the Marine Corps Marathon

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About MSAA

As a national nonprofit organization, the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America is a leading resource for the entire MS community, improving lives today through vital services and support. MSAA provides free programs and services, such as: a toll-free Helpline; award-winning publications including a magazine, The Motivator; website featuring educational videos and research updates; S.E.A.R.C.H.™ program to assist the MS community with learning about different treatment choices; a mobile phone app, My MS Manager™; a resource database, My MS Resource Locator; equipment distribution ranging from grab bars to wheelchairs; cooling accessories for heat-sensitive individuals; educational events and activities; MRI funding and insurance advocacy; and more. For additional information, please visit http://www.mymsaa.org or call (800) 532-7667.

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