Farmington woman’s race to overcome asthma goes long distance

October 12, 2012 at 7:40 am in The Farmington Independent

Kristine Benjamin crossed “Run a Marathon” off her bucket list Sunday when she and about 11,999 other runners participated in the Twin Cities Marathon. And while she was probably not the only first-time runner in the pack, Benjamin was likely one of the few who has asthma and is a carrier for a rare lung disease commonly known as Alpha 1. Continue Reading