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Date:2/22/2010

n-money">$5,000 for the scholarship fund and to train extremely hard to prepare for the journey ahead. Some have never run a half-marathon let alone 150-miles.  Their stories (including one volunteer who has lost 45 pounds in six months) are remarkable and can be followed on www.run7on7.com over the course of the year, so stay tuned.

"We all are extremely touched and inspired by Linda's dedication to raise awareness about addiction and funds to support treatment for families," says Missy Orlando, Chief Marketing Officer at Caron Treatment Centers.  "Many families will benefit from her contributions to our scholarship fund. She's really helping to enlighten people everywhere that addiction is a disease and that there is hope for a successful recovery."

To learn more about Linda Quirk's incredible story or to make a donation to her cause, log onto www.Run7on7.com or follow her on Twitter at @Run7on7.  


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