Relay Runner for the MS Run the US - 2015 Relay
What: The MS Run the US - 2015 Relay is a 3,000 - mile relay across America to raise awareness and funds to help CURE Multiple Sclerosis (MS)! The Relay begins on April 2015 in Los Angeles, CA and is completed on August 2015 in New York, NY.
Eighteen (18) runners have been selected to run on average 160-miles over six consecutive days during their individually assigned segment. Each runner dedicates a week of running on the road with the Relay, while collectively the Relay spans a distance and duration of 3,000-miles in 4 months.
Location: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Hometown: Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Twitter handle: @RickSchmidt_20
Family: Married to Candy Schmidt, Father of 5 girls, Grandfather of 2
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My Father in Law has MS and I've seen what it's done to him and studies have shown it tends to be passed on to women more often and I have 5 girls so I want to help find a cure. I was an ambassador for MS Run the US last year and have been beyond inspired to do more. Just to be a part of this is incredible and I am very excited. I feel like there is a lot more to accomplish and I am ready to help raise awareness and help find a cure.
You can make a difference. I will put in the miles and you put in a donation. I'll sweat, wear out numerous pairs of shoes, socks, shirts, water bottles, hydration, post workout, training hours, eat right, and run an insane amount of hours and put my body through as much as I can endure.
Donating through this website is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to support my fundraising efforts.
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