Why I run…

This week, the Alzheimer’s Association released a report, 2008 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, that estimates 10 million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. The disease is set to strike 1 out of 8 baby boomers.

It’s for reasons like this that I am waking up mornings when the temperature is 25 degrees and heading out the door to run 6 or 7 miles at 5:30 AM. It’s for reasons like this that I keep sending emails and asking my friends and family to contribute to help fight this disease.

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