24 Feb '17, 7pm

Runner With Down Syndrome Dances Her Way Through Half Marathon Finish Line

Runner With Down Syndrome Dances Her Way Through Half Marathon Finish Line

“I kept going,” Williamson told Runner’s World by phone. “[When] I hit the finish line I was proud of myself. My friend got me pretty nice flowers.” Williamson and her mother, Sandy, have been running together for years. They began logging miles when the pair joined Weight Watchers to help them lose weight, starting with 5Ks. “We were both over 200 pounds,” Sandy Williamson said. “Kayleigh had two autoimmune disorders, and one was life-threatening." Eventually, Kayleigh needed surgery to have her spleen removed because of a severely low blood platelet count. "When the doctors discharged her immediately [post-surgery], that's when I knew I had Wonder Woman," Sandy said. Once Kayleigh started eating better and running, her platelet count went up, leading to the remission of her Graves’ disease, which results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones. (She is still in remissi...

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"race began incredibly slowly” おもしろいのでぼくも解析してみたいですね。 https://t.co/b4xQ3OoXPT

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