Cystic Fibrosis Podcast 95: Eric Arthrell Running NYC Marathon for Team Boomer Despite Having CF

This year Team Boomer – Fighting Cystic Fibrosis will have over 120 runners competing in the ING New York City Marathon – ALL will be running and fundraising for a cause.

Eric Arthrell, 22 years old from Waterloo, Ontario Canada is running to raise awareness, fundraising for a cure, and to stay healthy.

  • Eric was diagnosed at birth with cystic fibrosis and staying active has helped maintain his health.
  • The ING New York City Marathon will be Eric’s first marathon.
  • “Exercise is the key to staying healthy with cystic fibrosis,” states Eric.
  • Eric’s goal for the marathon is 4 hours 30 minutes.
  • What Eric is looking forward to the most about the ING New York City Marathon: “Crossing the finish line.”
  • Eric’s fundraising page:
  • Team Boomer: