New Team Fox member Julie Morning has been braving the cold to organize the upcoming Frostbite 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk to raise money in her community for Parkinsonís research.† The event will take place on Saturday, March 30 at 9:00 AM at the Valley Health Wellness & Fitness Center in Winchester, VA.†
While Julie has no direct connections to Parkinsonís, she works at Valley Health where they believe that both a healthy mind and body are essential to healthy living.† In the summer of 2012, Julie gave a presentation to the Winchester Parkinsonís Group on the benefits of exercise in PD patients, and that sparked an idea.† She could host a race that emphasizes being active and fundraise for Parkinsonís disease at the same time.
Through her work with the Winchester group, she was also encouraged to reach out to a national Parkinsonís organization which brought her to The Michael J. Fox Foundation and Team Fox.† Her initial goal was to fundraise $100 and has already far surpassed that Ė raising over $1,000 Ė and there is still time to register and donate.† Julie has now set her sights on hitting the $2,000 mark! †To learn how you can be a part of this great race email Julie at†firstname.lastname@example.org.