It isn’t often that we hear about something cute or positive in the news these days. There is so much negative going on, when we hear something inspirational it just hits a little different.
Don Muchow, is a man on a mission to bring awareness to Type 1 diabetes. He runs an organization called #T1Determined that is connecting and empowering people with Type 1 diabetes to walk, run, ride and play with confidence.
In hopes of bringing more awareness to Type 1 dibetes, Don ran 2,761-miles from Disneyland to Walt Disney World. As Don finally reached Magic Kingdom Park, Disney cast members applauded and cheered. The 59-year-old said it was “surreal” to finish and he celebrated at Walt Disney World Resort by enjoying a popular Mickey Mouse ice cream bar and a ride on his favorite attraction – “it’s a small world!”
Don, who says he and his wife are “huge Disney fans” combined his love of the parks with ultrarunner and Ironman training to complete the 2,761-mile-long journey from Resort to Resort in an effort to raise awareness for Type 1 diabetes. Don began the record-breaking run last February and typically logged in more than 30 miles a day – always with an eye on finishing at Cinderella Castle.
If you’d like to support Don in his fight to bring awareness to Type 1 diabetes you can follow along on his website: https://t1determined.org
Source: Disney Parks
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