christina olson wrote -
On Saturday March 28, I ran the Cooper River Bridge 10K in Charleston, SC. The Copper River Bridge Run is one of the best-organized 10K races in the world. It includes walkers to elite runners in a very unique setting. The 6.2 mile race begins in Mount Pleasant, SC and follows the Cooper River Bridge over the Cooper River into Charleston.
I ran this 10K, for the fourth time, in honor of my sister in law, Wendy Olson. Four years ago in early April 2011, Wendy passed away, after losing a long battle with Brain Cancer.
This year I was so happy to have other family members participating in the race with me. My brother, Jon, participated in the 10k as well. We completed the race last year and were so excited to cross over that bridge again together as we honor Wendy’s amazing life.
In hopes to continue further Cancer Research, I am asking you to donate, if you can, in honor of Wendy. I know doing the Bridge Run will not bring Wendy back to us, nor will it ever be able to take away the loss we all feel. But my wish is to honor Wendy’s never-ending determination and courageous spirit as Jon and I used our inner fortitude to complete this challenging race.
May we all be inspired by life, as Wendy was when she was here with us.