Raising Crohn's and Colitis Awareness one step at a time

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Running to raise awareness is something we see often in Region 8. But, instead of running around Craighead Forest Park, Steve Knowlton of Minnesota is running across the country!

Knowlton is running to raise awareness and money for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America for a Cure.

Knowlton has had the disease since he was 17 and on his way through Region 8 Tuesday he stopped to talk about the disease.

"What I've found throughout the years is there's never been a cure found or they don't know what causes it. So, I thought, well I don't know if I'll find a cure or what causes it, but maybe it's a step in the right direction," Knowlton said.

Knowlton started his run across the country in Seattle, Washington in July. He will conclude his awareness run in Key Largo, Florida.

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