Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=230992
Story Retrieval Date: 4/17/2015 11:14:11 AM CST
Chris Miller is an Iraq-war veteran and director of the Rush Hospital veteran's assistance program Road Home.
He was also a first-time participant in Tough Mudder Chicago, a rugged and muddy obstacle course of more than ten miles. He says races like this draw veterans who thrive on the physical challenge and camaraderie of the event.