The Grahlman 2018

Join us on April 14, 2018

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Event Details
Where The Front Row, 9956 Swanson Boulevard
Clive, IA
Starts 04/14/2018 @ 9:00 AM CDT
Ends 12:00 PM CDT
Check-in Time 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM CDT
Registration Cutoff 04/07/2018 @ 5:00 PM CDT
Donation Cutoff 12/31/2018 @ 12:00 AM CST
Contact Lisa Hubbard
Phone 515-707-1109
Email Address thegrahlman10k@gmail.com

Jim Grahlman had always been extremely active - biking, golfing, running - he did everything.  He even said a time or two "Running is terrible... but I like the stopping". Jim's symptoms began in his 40's with what appeared to be 'Parkinson's-like'.  These symptoms progressed and he was diagnosed with HD in 2001, at the age of 59.  Eventually Huntington's disease began changing the way Jim lived his life. The progression of his symptoms may have taken away his ability to do the activities he once loved but it has not changed his fun-loving spirit! His daughter, Michelle, at the age of 27, also made the choice to be genetically tested (because there is a 50/50 chance of inheriting this disease) and was informed that she was also gene positive.  This is when she decided to, like her dad, get moving! Michelle says "Dad can't run anymore but I can."  So we are doing this to remind her, him and everyone effected by this disease that we love and support them.  Not every day do we feel like running, walking, exercising or sometimes even just getting out of bed.....but we can......so we do!  Join us in celebration of strength like no other!

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Remember that every dollar raised goes to the helping support the Iowa Chapter, services in the state of Iowa and the mission of HDSA.

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