Juneau’s Dr. Janice Sheufelt, age 47, is near Athen’s, Ohio and approximately 2,600 miles along in the 2014 Race Across America, or RAAM, ultramarathon bicycle race.
“She is doing well right now,” crew chief, and husband, Jim Sheufelt said. “Lots of milk shakes help with the calories.”
Sheufelt had an early lead for the first quarter of the 3,000-mile race until suffering from altitude sickness in Colorado.
“She started having shortness of breath,” Jim Sheufelt said. “We had to get her to a hospital.”