A conversation with an airport security agent, while returning home after her first half marathon at Walt Disney World, sparked the idea for organizing a charity running team for Team Muscle Makers for UCMD President Melissa Mayorgas.
“The TSA agent (I was wearing my medal) asked me what charity I was running for,” Mayorgas said. “I said I didn’t run for a charity, I just wanted to try to do this. So, the entire flight home from Orlando to L.A., I just kept thinking, why don’t I do this for charity?”
And, in 2012, Team Muscle Makers was born. Inspired by Mayorgas’ son’s medical condition, Team Muscle Makers is a charity running organization that raises funds for muscular dystrophy and recruits charity running teams as an official runDisney charity. Continue reading