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As Jackie built up her mileage and endurance, so too, did Gus. In early August, their family received the good news that his cancer had retreated by 80 percent. By the end of August, Jackie and Katherine crossed the finish line of their first ever 10K race, at the Moms on the Run 5K/10K, with Gus among the loudest in their cheering section.
Gus was able to resume school this month from home, with Jackie’s help. On October 9, she will run her first-ever 10-mile race, taking part in the Medtronic TC 10 Mile on Team “Go 4 Gus!”
“All along, Jackie has inspired members of our MOTR group with her grace, courage and positive outlook on life,” Katherine adds. “Her commitment to personal fitness in the face of one of the most unimaginable moments for a mom -- the news that your child has advanced cancer -- will serve as an inspiration to all who know her for a long time to come.”
Congratulations, Jackie, and thank you for inspiring ALL of us!
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