Thank you for visiting my Falmouth Road Race® runner site. I'm humbled to run for the fourth time in honor of my incredible father, Ted Beriau, and to help to raise funds for Compassionate Care ALS (CCALS). My father was diagnosed with ALS in December 2010 at the age of 57. This is a day that changed our lives forever. Dad fought every day for over 6 years and was such a great example of living life to the fullest and believing that each day is filled with blessings. Dad passed away November 22, 2016. I miss talking with him and getting his advice, but I know he is still in my corner watching out for all of us. Running this race helps other families going through this awful battle. ALS is a debilitating disease that attacks the body and takes away a person's ability to walk, talk and more. There is no cure, but CCALS helps patients live with the disease and I've seen this first hand. This awful disease began progressing quickly in the spring of 2016, making activities of daily living extremely difficult and CCALS was there for him. They provide durable goods like ramps, electric lifts, wheelchairs, a bed with the appropriate items to keep him comfortable and home.They were always there for my dad and still are here for our family. My father was an amazing man, and a pillar of strength. His determination, faith and desire for life will forever inspire me. I'm running to honor my Dad, and to help raise the monies needed to help CCALS continue to provide the care they do for all of those battling ALS everyday.
Funds raised from the Falmouth Road Race will allow CCALS to continue to provide direct services and durable goods to ALS patients, their families, and their caregivers.
Please give generously and assist us in making a difference in the lives of those affected by ALS.