Run and Walk Event Honors Physician’s Son Injured in Diving Accident

“Chasin’ the Challenge” is a run-to-walk in honor of Chase Mann and to benefit NTAF-South Atlantic Spinal Cord Injury Fund. A 5K trail run (2:00 pm) and a 3k trail walk (2:30pm) will be held on Sunday, December 19, 2010 at the WakeMed XC/Soccer Park in Cary.  For more information and to register, go to http://www.sportoften.com/ and click Chasin’ the Challenge under Featured Events.

Chase is the son of Larry Mann, MD, and Debra Mann of Raleigh. He suffered a paralyzing diving accident while in the Bahamas on a church mission trip in June 2010. The accident confined him to a power wheelchair and astronomical costs for day-to-day care, special equipment and unending rehab. Chase is a 2010 graduate of Broughton High School, where he excelled in cross country and track.

 
 

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