In 2004, the Hanover Chamber of Commerce called Michael and asked if we would allow the
yearly Hanover Road Race to be in honor of Erin. All proceeds would be donated to the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation in honor of Erin. Michael , Rebecca, and I were overwhelmed by this request. Erin attended the 2004 Hanover Road Race and was pushed in her wheelchair. As we neared the finish line, her aunts, uncles, cousins and friends ran next to Erin in her wheelchair so that all of us could cross the finish line together with Erin. Erin died 6 months later. Every year since '04, the Hanover Chamber of Commerce has dedicated the yearly run in memory of Erin. Erin's father, mother, sister, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and grandparents have attended the run every year in memory of Erin. Some of us run, others walk, and some are the bystanders.