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 comforted by her coach, Patrick Cromwell, right, and boyfriend Louis Pikula. Montgomery must ice down her legs after races, as they lose feeling and overheat due to the MS. <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.