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How A Wisconsin Woman Ran Across The US, Inspiring Others

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Milwaukee Magazine

Just over nine years ago, Brookfield native Ashley Schneider (then Ashley Kumlien) successfully became the 16th woman to run across the entire United States. It was a remarkable achievement for its athleticism.

But the reason she did it, and what that effort has evolved into — the organization MS Run the U.S. — are even more important than that first run. Schneider’s work is the subject of an article in the May issue of Milwaukee Magazine, by writer Dan Simmons.

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