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MuckFest MS is a national 5k race that is coming to Chicago for the first time this August. The funds raised for MuckFest MS go to multiple sclerosis research. Multiple sclerosis is a disabling disease and can affect both men and women.


MuckFest MS raising money for disabling disease

by Eliza Larson
Jun 6, 2014


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MuckFest MS is coming to Chicago for the first time this August

The MuckFest MS 5K race is held in cities all over the U.S. It is coming to Chicago for the first time August 23. The funds raised for MuckFest MS go to multiple sclerosis research. Multiple sclerosis - or MS - is a potentially disabling disease that affects both men and women.

 

Event 360's Katie Zupancic and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Meghan Malone talk about the partnership the two organizations have to create MuckFest MS. They also discuss why researching multiple sclerosis is so important.