Kayla Montgomery: Running with MS

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January 25, 2014. Winston Salem, North Carolina.<br />
Kayla Montgomery, 2nd from right, braids her hair and talks to her coach Patrick Cromwell before running in the 1600m at the 2014 David Oliver Classic. The braid is part of her racing routine, and is done the same for every outing.<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.