Dozens Race To Raise Money For Man Fighting Lyme Disease

By KBJR News 1

September 30, 2012 Updated Nov 4, 2013 at 8:33 AM CST

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Dozens took part in a friendly competition to support a Duluth endurance athlete in his fight against Lyme disease.

Dusty Olson, a former Duluth East Greyhound believes he contracted Lyme Disease during a run in Jay Cooke State Park about two years ago.

At a Dusty Du Benefit race near Boulder Lake this morning, teams of two paddled across a lake in a canoe, ran about two miles and then paddled back to the starting point.

Racers donated $5 or more to help cover the costs of Olson's medical expenses for Lyme Disease.

You can Mail donations to:
Tortoise and Hare Footware, 4602 Grand Ave.,
Duluth, MN 55807

Checks should be made out to: Tortoise and Hare Footware, Dusty's Du

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