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First May MS Walk - then Sep ½Marathon

On May 1 fighters against MS (Multiple Sclerosis) gathered. at the Saratoga Casino and Raceway to walk.

MS is an inflammatory disease where the fatty myelin sheaths around the axons of the brain and spinal cord suffer damage resulting demyelination and scarring.

This disease usually occurs in young adults and is more common effecting women. Its prevalence ranges from 20 150 per 100,000 and is more common here in the Northeast.

You will find readable and knowledgeable information in layman's terms on Ellies Blog.

You will find link to Ellies Blog on wiltonreport.com or Googol Ellies Blog. It's always in the top three entrees.

You will find the Blog positive and encouraging and filled with helpful hints on dealing with MS - and with other handicaps. Ellie is a former physical therapist.

If you misses the May Day Walk, the MS Society is participating in the Adirondack Half-Marathon in Schroon Lake on September 22. Joinh the I Run To Stop MS.

For information: 1-800-FIGHTMS or nationalmssociety.org