They aren't nameless at the 2023 ALS Walk/Run


The start of the 5K race

by Jeff Olsen

Late on Saturday afternoon, July 15, Jane Evans, a Type A personality with great spunk, left nothing out when walking the extra mile to benefit ALS patients, the majority who can no longer speak, no longer walk, no longer swallow, and no longer pick up a glass or a fork.

It's a helluva disease.

The late Wes Blakeslee, a hulk of a man with a great future, was in his thirties when he gave up his motorcycle for a wheelchair.

He and the great Lou Gehrig, the Iron Horse of the New York Yankees who suddenly started stumbling and could hardly swing his bat, bravely faced ALS with dignit...

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