In 2010, 3 years after being diagnosed with Lyme and becoming a near invalid, I crossed the finish line of the New York City Marathon in 04:12:58.

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In 2013, after qualifying for the Boston Marathon in 2012 at Hartford, I crossed the finish line of the Chicago Marathon in 03:42:46.

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In 2014, one year after volunteering at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, I completed the marathon in 03:50:45.

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In 2015 I traveled to my old home town city of London to participate in the London Marathon, finishing in 03:42:20.

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What is The Big Five for Lyme

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What is the Big Five for Lyme?

The Big Five for Lyme is a simple dream of recovery, hope and giving back. As someone who has experienced first-hand the affects of Lyme Disease but has recovered, I wanted to do something to help others. I used my passion for running to recover and give hope to others that they too could recover. But without adequately trained physicians who can recognize the symptoms of Lyme Disease, more people may suffer unecessarily. The Big Five for Lyme is a celebration of recovery that aims to raise money for ILADS’ Physician in Training Program in order to help reduce the instances of Lyme going undetected.
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What is ILADS?

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ILADS stands for International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society. ILADS promotes understanding of Lyme and its associated diseases and strongly supports physicians and other health care professionals dedicated to advancing the standard of care for Lyme and its associated diseases. By supporting ILADS you will improve physician understanding of Lyme disease and increase public awareness of the devastation Lyme causes to the lives of people worldwide.
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What is the Physician Training Program?

ILADS Education LogoThis physician training program will train the next generation of physician-scientists who will be future leaders in the treatment of Lyme and Associated Diseases.

The ILADEF Physician Training Program, a groundbreaking project vital to fostering excellence in care for Lyme disease patients, directly addresses challenges in properly diagnosing and treating Lyme and other tickborne diseases.

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About Me

me-blueThey say you don’t get Lyme Disease until you get it. I have it and I get it, and I vow to do everything I can to make a positive difference in the fight against this debilitating disease.
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