“Everybody, of course, has been inspired and influenced by [Katy’s] story,” she said, referring to Katy Stewart, who died at the age of 12 in December 2010 following a battle with hepatoblastoma, a rare form of liver cancer.
Fitzgibbon finished 19th overall, first among females, in 19:15 (6:13 mile pace).
“What’s equally amazing is what her family has done to the community to bring them all together through their suffering and their troubles,” she said. “This event brings kids from every school, adults from every walk of life. It’s one of the only things the community as a whole partakes in. It’s really beautiful. It’s true that out... more