Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=231161
Story Retrieval Date: 8/1/2014 9:25:56 PM CST
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.