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West Hartford couple stride fundraising for Crohn's and Colitis

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West Hartford 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 . The couple raised $11,000 in donations.

This was the seventh half marathon for Katie Dolgert who was thrilled to team up with the Cronh’s & . Katie Dolgert has Colitis and suffers the sometimes brutally painful punishments inflicted by Colitis on sufferers. After a 2008 diagnoses, Katie was fortunate enough to slip into a seven-year total remission – with no symptoms at all. Then a flare upled to other recurrences that continue to plague and challenge Katie. Those who suffer Colitis also battle , weight loss, anemia, cramping, frequency, bleeding, and other painful and sometimes life-threatening symptoms of the .

West Hartford couple hits stride fundraising for Crohn’s and Colitis

West Hartford 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 ulcerative colitis, two chronic and often debilitating digestive diseases
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