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Crazy Pancreas 5/10 K Race to help diabetes research

Published On: Jul 13 2013 12:31:21 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 13 2013 12:25:40 PM CDT

Chris Thurston and his family are doing all they can to help Diabetes research and hopefully someday find a cure. To do their part they host an annual race in Inkom for the cause.

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Running is something the Thurstons have done for a long time.  Travis Thurston has been running since he was a kid, and now he is passing it along to his two sons.

But while Travis was preparing for his first race, Chris, Travis and Jenny's eldest son, had to be rushed to the hospital at the age of 2. 

It was there the family learned their son was diagnosed with Type-1 diabetes.  Rather than accept his limitations, the family created the Crazy Pancreas 5/10 K race with all proceeds going to fund diabetes research. 

The Thurstons do all they can to help, and someday they hope to find a cure.