Massachusetts Man With ALS Sets Out to Hike 600 Miles of Appalachian Trail

June 17, 2017 - als

A Massachusetts male who was diagnosed with ALS is environment out to travel 600 miles of a Appalachian Trail.

Rick Marks, of Winchester, skeleton to start his trek Saturday during Mt. Greylock in a city of Adams and travel to Mt. Katadhin in Maine by early Aug to lift income for ALS research.

He was diagnosed with a neurodegenerative illness in Oct though says he motionless to keep adult his lifelong passion of hiking.

Marks hopes to widespread recognition of a illness and lift $50,000 for ALS ONE, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organisation that supports ALS research.

He says a illness has influenced his debate and change though that he’s dynamic to finish a travel with friends by his side.

Marks skeleton to yield updates on his blog via a trip.

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