Nicole Moscowitz Running to help cure Crohn’s

Most of the 25,000 participants in Sunday’s ING Miami Marathon and will be running to attain the personal goal of a time on the clock.

But is one of thousands who will be running on behalf of someone else.

Whenever she feels sore or tired during her 13.1-mile race, she will think of her daughter, 5-year-old Kate, and what the little girl endures all day, every day.

“I hope that someday Kate can know a life without ,” Moscowitz said. “I run for a cure.”

At age 2, Kate was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an of the tract. She has endured multiple hospitalizations, but with the aid of immuno-suppressant she has adapted well and attends school, plays tennis and soccer and likes to sing and dance.

“She is a strong kid who doesn’t complain,” Moscowitz said

Moscowitz joined the Crohn’s and of America’s Team Challenge Program to raise awareness and funds. Kate was named an Honored Hero by the program. After recruiting runners for two years, Moscowitz decided to run herself and began training in August.

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Nicole Moscowitz running to help cure Crohn’s
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At age 2, Kate was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory condition of the . She has endured multiple hospitalizations, but with the aid of immuno-suppressant medication she has adapted well and attends school, plays

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