Run Half Marathon Battling Crohn’s disease Ulcerative Colitis

Run Half Marathon Battling Crohn’s disease ., residents Katie and Mike Dolgert recently completed the race of their lives while helping 1.4 million Americans tackle their own race – battling Crohn’s disease and , two chronic and often debilitating digestive diseases.

Katie and Mike participated in Team Challenge, an program of the Crohn’s & of America, whose mission is to promote a cure for Crohn’s & colitis and to improve the of people suffering from these diseases. For 16 weeks, they trained with other like-minded athletes around Connecticut to complete the Rock ‘n Roll in December. Together they raised $11,000 toward research, education, and support services related to Crohn’s and colitis. Nationally, Team Challenge raised over $4 million toward finding a cure. For Katie, the cause is personal. She was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2001.


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