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Running for Cystic Fibrosis

The fourth annual Cystic Fibrosis Run at Empire Mine was a little bit more challenging than a walk in the Park. Over 120 runners and walkers tackled the hilly 5 kilometer course but the effort was for a good cause. Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Spokesperson Debra Wagner says Cystic Fibrosis touches Nevada County in a variety of ways.
Click here to listen to Debra Wagner

CysticFibrosis2Wagner explains the physical effect Cystic Fibrosis has on the body.
Click here to listen to Debra Wagner

CysticFibrosis1Randy, a spokesperson for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, talks about an additional challenge but also success pointing towards a cure for CF.
Click here to listen to Spokesperson Randy

Runners and walkers alike were happy to be contributing to the cure while also getting a little exercise.
The Cystic Fibrosis Run is the 9th of 11 runs in the gold Country Grand Prix Series sponsored by the Sierra Trailblazers Running Club.

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