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Thursday, 24 June 2021

Fourth annual Zebra Run for Rare Disease in Ocean Springs

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Fourth annual Zebra Run for Rare Disease in Ocean Springs
Fourth annual Zebra Run for Rare Disease in Ocean Springs

The annual Zebra Run for Rare Disease is United Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency Foundation’s longest running event.

- the annual zebra run is the - united multiple sulfatase - deficiency foundations- longest-running event and - saturday, participants will lac- up their running shoes- and hit the pavement to help- raise awareness.- the foundation is hosting their- 4th annual zebra run in ocean - springs.- multiple sulfatase deficiency i- a genetic, rare and - - fatal condition that affects th- body's ability to get rid of- cellular waste.

- it is a disease that is - extremely progressive, similar- in effect - to alzheimer's or parkinson's -- - - but in children.

The event will- include a 5k race, 1-mile fun - run, zebra costume- contest, awards for the top - finishers and more.

- - "this zebra run is our annual fundraiser- locally here in ocean springs,- this year we added a virtual- component to it - because we have families across- the u.s and across the world an- - - - we have support across the worl- so we are offering a way to kin- of get out their expand - and a opportunity for people to- get out and do something fun fo- a great cause.

So the - reason it is called the zebra - run is because zebra is the sig- or symbol for raise - disease and that's what msd is.- - - the zebra run will start at 7:0- am at fort maurepas park.

- for more information visit thei- website at

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