Kayla Montgomery: Running with MS

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January 25, 2014. Winston Salem, North Carolina.<br />
Kayla Montgomery, #4, yawns as she prepares to start her run in the 1600m at the 2014 David Oliver Classic. She hoped to get a personal best time in the event, which is not her strongest as she tends to place higher in endurance events. Due to her MS, she tires easily and frequently cannot feel her legs while running.<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.