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Larry Eliason cuddles with his mother, Jessica, after waking from his afternoon nap. Jessica 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 Larry has. John Stennes / Forum News Service

Woman to run in Boston Marathon to fund research on son’s disorder

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THOMPSON, N.D. — 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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