Harder than Hell half marathon Springfield mo

Bringing Awareness to ALS

Haley’s Hope was created by Haley’s three older sisters when she was diagnosed with ALS. It was created with the desire to give Haley encouragement and hope that there would be a cure found in time. It was formed in support of their baby sister, to let her know that someone was fighting for her life, fighting and hoping for a cure, fighting for and not giving up on their baby sister. They were hoping to make a difference in Haley’s life. Haley’s Hope continues to raise money and awareness for a cure to be found for those affected by this terrible disease. Join us in that fight. Run, because you can.

What is ALS?

Since baseball legend, Lou Gehrig, was diagnosed in 1939, more than seven million people have heard the devastating words –”you have ALS.” Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive, fatal neuromuscular disease that slowly robs the body of the ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe. The life expectancy of a person with ALS averages two to five years from the time of their diagnosis. Every 90 minutes someone is diagnosed with ALS, and every 90 minutes someone will lose their battle with this horrible disease.