becca niebrugge

Becca Niebrugge runs to honor her uncle, who fought a brave battle against ALS

posted on January 9, 2014 - 9:05am
Becca Niebrugge has long been inspired by her uncle Mike Mitchell, who, like Becca’s dad, was an avid long-distance runner. But it was the painful experience of watching ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) abruptly strip her uncle of his ability to run, before ultimately claiming his life in April 2013, that finally compelled Becca to tackle a full marathon herself.

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