Running helped son deal with father's disease
- on August 25, 2015
To deal with the stress of his father’s illness and death, Chris Lempa picked up running. It did more than he hoped for and he now runs to raise awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
"#whyirun" is a new digital video series produced & directed by Lawrence locals Andy White and Elliot Johnson. The stories showcase local runners and their reasons to run. Check out the full series at the official webpage: http://kansashalfmarathon.com/whyirun.