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Posted on September 26th, 2010 by Lise Harwin

If you’re reading Oregon’s Cross Blog, you might already know about Kathy Ryan, a runner who collapsed during Hood to Coast, the state’s most famous relay race. The team that saved Kathy’s life was honored at the Oregon Trail Chapter’s Breakfast of Champions and I let drop that there was a film in the works that would include her story and a CPR class taught to her team of runners by our very own Francisco Ianni.

Well, it’s official…”Hood To Coast” is complete and Francisco made the final cut! What’s more, the fine film folks were nice enough to put together a short clip that highlights Kathy’s story and our efforts to get more people trained in CPR. Check it out!

Hood To Coast Movie – Red Cross CPR from HoodToCoastMovie on Vimeo.

While you can’t see the full film quite yet, here in Portland, we’re looking forward to a team movie night on 1-1-11, when it will be theaters nationwide for one night only. Wouldn’t it be cool if every Red Cross chapter went out that night to support the film and its life-saving message? Francisco would be so proud…