McLean, VA, May 22, 2015 — Nearly 1,300 runners, walkers, friends and well-wishers gathered at 7a.m. Sunday, May 17th, at the Brambleton Town Plaza, in Ashburn, Virginia, for the Fifth Annual Loudoun Lyme 5K/10K and 1K Fun Run. The goal of the event was to increase public knowledge of and encourage scientific research regarding Lyme disease. Excellent running weather greeted the enthusiastic participants, from young children to seniors. More than 120 volunteers helped to set up the course and distribute registration materials, t-shirts, and water; and about 40 area vendors supported the event with tables displaying their products and services.
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