Woman with ALS completes City of Oaks marathon – WTVD
November 2, 2015 - als
Thousands of runners from around a universe done their approach by downtown Raleigh streets for a final leg of a City of Oaks marathon. One competitor, triathlete Andrea Lytle Peet, crossed a finish line on a supine cycle.
We schooled from her unapproachable relatives that Peet, a connoisseur of Enloe High, was diagnosed with ALS about a year and a half ago.
“She motionless that she had a choice,” pronounced her mother, Sandra Lytle, “to possibly give adult or to live each day to a fullest and assistance in anticipating a cure.”
ABC11’s late anchor Larry Stogner was also diagnosed with ALS, also famous as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Last month, during a cooking for ABC11 employees with some-more than 15 years of service, Larry pronounced he’s feeling fine, and is personification lots of golf now.
Peet, like Larry, is operative to lift recognition for ALS. She’s regulating amicable media to keep her supporters adult to date about her activities.
“So many people have detected her online and eventually came to be her tangible friends, have come here to Raleigh,” her mom said. “Some of them she’s usually met only yesterday.”
One day later, some-more than dual dozen members of Team Drea ran beside her as she finished a marathon on her cycle.