MDA team momentum

News and updates from the MDA community

posted on April 21, 2015 - 9:05am
A True Advocate: Kristin Stephenson, MDA’s new vice president of Policy and Advocacy, discusses her new role and her personal connection to MDA

MDA's Team Momentum made huge strides in its first year and is poised for more success in 2015

posted on January 5, 2015 - 9:17am
Quest Winter 2015
Through MDA’s Team Momentum program, participants in endurance races (marathons and half marathons) around the county help raise money to fight muscle disease. These participants receive world-class training, team camaraderie and support for their races, as well as tips and resources for fundraising.  In its inaugural year, 2014, Team Momentum and its dedicated participants enjoyed great...

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

posted on January 9, 2014 - 9:05am
Quest Winter 2014
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.