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5K Run/Walk at Stamford's Cove Island Park Raises Nearly $30K For Lyme Disease Research

More than 220 runners and walkers participated in Time for Lyme’s inaugural Race Against Lyme, which helps raise money for Lyme Disease research.

Time for Lyme’s inaugural Race Against Lyme, held Sunday at 's , reportedly raised nearly $30,000 for research.

More than 220 runners and walkers participated in the 5K Run/Walk, which also helps raise awareness about the increasing number of cases of Lyme Disease and other tick-borne illnesses, according to a press release. The event also helped kick off .

Tick and Lyme Disease experts are which carry Lyme Disease, .

In addition to the 5K Run/Walk, there was a 1/4 mile Fun Run for children and a special Short Loop for those coping with Lyme disease.

Time for Lyme is a non-profit group that raises funds for research for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, as well as raising awareness for .

The view complete race results, click here — or check out the press release.

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