Annual Strike Out race sets record, raises money for ALS foundation

It was a record breaking year for the 4th Annual Strike Out ALS race today.
Over 600 runners participated in the 5K. The event raised more than $60,000 dollars to raise awareness of ALS.
ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease is an incurable degenerative muscular disease.
The Les Turner A-S Foundation race drew in crowds of patient families and runners who just wanted to make a difference.
Participants had the chance to run inside The Cell stadium and watch the MLB All Star game on the jumbotron.
The foundation is one of the nation’s largest independent ALS organizations and has raised over $48 million dollars to fight the disease.
All proceeds from the race benefit the foundation.

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