On June 15th a 5k will take place for the Muscular Dystrophy ASsociation. The funding raised through this event will be ear-marked for Spinal Muscular Atrophy research.
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease affecting the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary muscle movement. SMA involves the loss of nerve cells called motor neurons in the spinal cord and is classified as a motor neuron disease.
to register click here. http://www.active.com/running/hoover-al/steel-strides-5k-for-mda-2013