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Aliya Reich
 
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Hey everyone!!

Welcome to my page! Thanks for stopping by :)

Since Pacing for Parkinson's home event, the Baltimore Running Festival, is virtual this year, we'll be hosting P4P over an entire week this year from October 10-17, with a kickoff video on October 10 and a Zoom hangout on October 17, and lots of fun in the week in between. One super awesome change for this year: our participants can move in any way they want! They can run, walk, bike, scoot, swim, paddleboard, etc. - all in the name of raising awareness and funds for Parkinson's disease research at the Johns Hopkins Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center and Johns Hopkins Medicine. (Are you interested in joining me? You can register as a virtual participant with me!)
 
There are a lot of worthy causes every year, but especially in 2020. I’ve chosen to support P4P again this year because Parkinson’s disease isn’t going away on its own. Even though there are many serious issues going on in the world, the effect that Parkinson’s disease has on our families and lives isn’t diminished by the challenges we’re facing in 2020. Even now, we still can and must work together to find a cure.
 
If you can, please consider supporting me and P4P this year!
 
Because there's no race to train for this year, there's a lot of room for creativity in my own participation with P4P! I spent a lot of time thinking about how to make whatever I do meaningful, and I've decided on the following wacky plan, which I'm calling

~*THE GREAT 2020 7x7 RUNQUEST!*~
I'll plan to run 7 miles each day from October 10-16 (you all know how I love to streak!)
THEN, on Saturday, October 17, I'll run 14 miles.
 
Why 7 miles for 7 days? I realized that 2020 is my 7th year involved with Pacing for Parkinson's, an organization and a cause that have changed my life in more ways than I can count. I'll wear a different shirt from each P4P year on each run and contemplate all the ways my life and the lives of so many people I love have been impacted by PD.
 
Why 14 miles on October 17? My sweet little moma was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 14 years ago, so I'll run a mile for every year she's fought through PD.
 
Hopefully I'll make it through all of these miles :)
 
Again, I know this is a tough year for so many reasons, and there are so many worthy causes to which to donate. If you can, I would be so grateful for your support of me and P4P this year. Any amount, large or small, makes a big difference (really). Click here to read about some of the projects P4P funds have supported.
 
If you can't contribute this year, I completely understand. Please know how grateful I am for your support, however it comes. Warm thoughts and sweet messages mean more to me than you know.
 
Thanks for reading, and again, hope you all are well. Big hugs, lots of love, and wishes for healthy healthy days to all of you!

Love,
Aliya

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