Loudoun Now: 2016 Lyme Run Looks to Raise Record Funds to Combat the Disease


More than 1,200 people are expected to converge on Brambleton Town Center on Sunday, May 15, for what’s become the largest event to combat Lyme disease in the country.

“It’s one of the most mission-driven events,” said Steve Gotschi, founder of the Loudoun Lyme Run and owner of Sterling-based DryHome Roofing and Siding. “Seventy-five to 80 percent of the participants have been affected by Lyme disease in one way or another.”

Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness that is quickly becoming one of the nation’s most misdiagnosed and fastest-growing infectious diseases.

The Loudoun Lyme Run, now in its sixth year, raises money for the National Capital Lyme Disease Association, which works to heighten awareness of the disease and put money toward research to prevent and treat it.

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To Our Loyal FinishLyme Runners, Sponsors, Vendors, and Supporters...

NatCapLyme and DryHome Roofing and Siding have been diligently following the latest news concerning the global spread of the coronavirus. We have made the decision to reschedule the FinishLyme 5K/1K Run for

Sunday, May 15, 2022

This was a difficult decision as we were planning a number of celebratory activities to mark the run’s 10th anniversary, which has grown to be the largest run in the country dedicated to raising funds for tick-borne research, education, and prevention.

We hope you will support this worthy cause and come out on May 15, 2022
and participate in the Finish Lyme 5K/1k Run/Walk with all of us.

Stay safe, calm, and continue to wash your hands!