Eight months later, LDS couple is still running despite cancer

On an evening in late May, Amanda Catano and Jason Dorais made their way to the track at East High School and ran a couple of laps.

“It wasn’t anything,” she said Thursday. “But it was pretty momentous because it was the first time I’d run in a really long time and it felt great in a really horrible way.

“It just felt good to not only feel well enough to do that, but to still have the ability to do that.”

When Dorais and Catano married in December, Catano was undergoing chemotherapy and radiation for a stage 4 cancer diagnosis. It was the best day she had had in weeks and she didn’t have to use a walker or wheelchair to support her then-85-pound frame.

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