Kayla Montgomery: Running with MS

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January 25, 2014. Winston Salem, North Carolina.<br />
Coach Patrick Cromwell stretches Kayla Montgomery before she was to run in the 1600m at the 2014 David Oliver Classic. Cromwell has been integral to Kayla's advancement as a runner since her MS diagnosis.<br />
 3 and a half years ago, during an examination after sustaining tailbone and head injuries from a fall during a soccer game, Kayla Montgomery, now 18, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Montgomery, then a decent runner, refused to be limited by her diagnosis, and after years of training has become one of the best high school runners in the country.