Kayla Montgomery: Running with MS

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January 25, 2014. Winston Salem, North Carolina.<br />
After failing to make a personal best time in the 1600m race at the 2014 David Oliver Classic, Kayla Montgomery is given water by her mother Alysia, left, and by her coach, Patrick Cromwell, right. When Montgomery finishes races, she frequently falls down from the lack of feeling in her legs due to her MS and has to be caught by a coach or teammate.<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.