Over 150 runners braved the Texas heat in Taylor, TX, on Saturday, Aug. 10th, to support the second annual “Michelle’s Hot Peeps Beat CC” 5K and Fun Run race to support finding a cure for cholangiocarcinoma. The event was planned in memory of Michelle McDonald who last her battle with the disease, at the age of 47, only five months after being diagnosed. More than 30 local sponsors generously supported the event, with Team CBS Austin’s Chelsea Thompson participating and placing second in her age division. The event was an incredible success because of family, friends and supporters! Next year’s date has already been set for August 8, 2020.
Below are links sent from CBS TV from Austin, TX regarding the race John McDonald initiated for his late wife, Michelle. The race was Sat, Aug 10th in Taylor, TX. The local CBS affiliate gave generous coverage pre/post event and a local news anchor ran and placed in the race.
Link to race details: https://runsignup.