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FNS Photo by John Stennes Jessica Eliason, shown training near Thompson for Monday’s Boston Marathon, and her husband, Jeff, have formed the Larry’s Legends Foundation to raise money for a cure for Fragile X syndrome, a genetic disorder that their son, Larry, has.

Cause to run for: ND woman to run in Boston Marathon to fund research on son’s disorder

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THOMPSON — Jessica Eliason ran her first marathon last June.

“It was a bucket-list thing,” she said. “I just wanted to run one while I was still in half-decent shape.”


Make that two. The 31-year-old will run in Monday’s Boston Marathon. This time, the race comes with a higher calling.

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