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Jay's Story in Men's Health magazine
Jay Ross was injured in a motorcycle accident nearly a year ago, when a car raced ahead of him as he was trying to make a turn forcing him off the road. The accident resulted in a spinal cord injury that paralyzed him from the waist down. Jay came to Gaylord for his rehab and watched the 2018 Gaylord Gauntlet from a wheelchair. But this year, Jay was the featured adaptive athlete in the 2019 Gaylord Gauntlet 5K & Obstacle Run, which he accomplished with a team from the Gaylord Sports Association. Read his story in Men's Health magazine.
The Gaylord Gauntlet 5K & Obstacle Run is held annually on the campus of Gaylord Specialty Healthcare in Wallingford, Connecticut. We host more than 1,000 runners who conquer 23 challenging obstacles along the course. Some people run the course for time, others jog or walk through it. This year we had about two dozen adaptive athletes participate including our featured adaptive athlete Jay Ross, who had a spinal cord injury as a result of a motorcycle accident. Jay did the course with the support of a team from the Gaylord Sports Association.
The Gaylord Gauntlet 5K & Obstacle Run is held annually on the campus of Gaylord Specialty Healthcare in Wallingford, Connecticut. We host more than 1,000 runners who conquer 23 challenging obstacles along the course. Proceeds from the event benefit the Gaylord Sports Association, which offers adapative sports for individuals with a physical or visual disability. The 2020 Gaylord Gauntlet is JUNE 27, 2020!
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