Leadville 100 isn't hard enough to stop rider with MS

From the Denver Post

For more than 30 years, Ragland has been battling relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, a neurological disease with unpredictable symptoms of numbness, pain and extreme fatigue.

So it's probably best for Ragland not to hop on a bike, pedal more than 2,600 feet up a mountain and feed herself the thin air that could trigger the worst of her disease.

But she tells her body who's boss, and as boss, she ordered Saturday's Leadville 100 — for the fourth consecutive year.

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