Theyre running to battle diabetes
March 28, 2002
A doctor at the Health Center on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation spread the word about the marathon in December.
The woman, who has since moved to Wyoming, told physical therapist Jerad Gillen about the annual race held in Keauhou-Kona, Hawaii. She also called the local American Diabetes Chapter in Helena and asked a representative to speak at Rocky Boy.
"She was kind of pushing it," Gillen said. "She had talked about what a good thing it was to get involved in."
Darcy Weidman, district manager for the Helena-based ADA, conducted two meetings at Rocky Boy about the marathon, which the ADA ha...