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I Run 4 Livy

11 years ago when Hailey and Livy were born, we started a journey that challenged us in every way imaginable. Livy's epilepsy and other disabilities tested us physically, emotionally and spiritually. Relationships with friends ended and our most sacred bond of marriage was strained to its limit. The biggest reason for us was the feeling of being alone and isolated. We felt like we were stranded on a deserted island with no escape. Was this how our lives were going to be forever? Would we always be scared to leave the house? Is there no one we can turn to for support?

It took a long time for us to get used to our new lives and to find strength in sharing our story and helping others. But that wouldn't have been possible without the support of some incredible people. One such person is Tracy, who we met several years ago when the organization I Run 4 was just starting out. The purpose is for a runner to be paired with a child with disabilities who is not able to run themselves. Athletes tend to be motivated individuals and knowing that every step is for another person can keep someone going when they think they have gone as far as possible.

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Recent Comments
Guest — Adelaide Dupont
Wow. It is great to know that people are running every day for other people.
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:37
Guest — Jon
Couldn't agree more Adelaide
Friday, 13 May 2016 09:39
Guest — Karen Jacobs
Awesome and wonderful story. A big Thank You to ALL the Tracy's out there.
Friday, 13 May 2016 15:14
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