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This weekend will be a special one for Julie Weiss: For the first time in an entire year, she won’t be going for a run. But we’re not talking about a jog around the block: Weiss, 42, is also known as the “Marathon Goddess” because she’s just finished her 52nd marathon in 52 weekends to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer, the disease that took her father’s life.


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Prevention Magazine

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This weekend will be a special one for Julie Weiss: For the first time in an entire year, she won’t be going for a run. But we’re not talking about a jog around the block: Weiss, 42, is also known as the “Marathon Goddess” because she’s just finished her 52nd marathon in 52 weekends to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer, the disease that took her father’s life.


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Daily Mail

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For many, just taking part in a single marathon is the achievement of a lifetime, but Julie Weiss, they’ve become something of a weekly routine.She has run 52 of them – one a week – for the past year in memory of her dad who passed away from pancreatic cancer.Yesterday, the 42-year-old California mother of two finally stopped as she crossed the finish line of the Los Angeles Marathon.


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Cash Sweat Tears Award Video

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Devastated by the loss of her father in 2010 to pancreatic cancer, Julie Weiss channeled her mourning into an audacious quest – run 52 marathons in 52 weeks to raise money and awareness for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council honored Weiss’ achievement by presenting her with the Cash, Sweat & Tears Award at the council’s annual conference in Atlanta. This video was part of the Award presentation.


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The Daily Breeze

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When Julie Weiss crosses the finish line on Sunday in her purple jersey and a flower in her hair, she won’t be celebrating having just run 26.2 miles.For the 42-year-old Santa Monica resident, the L.A. Marathon represents a much larger accomplishment.The race will mark the end of a journey Weiss set off on last March to run 52 marathons in one year.
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The LA Times

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Julie Weiss of Santa Monica is indeed a Marathon Goddess.Weiss crossed the finish line of the Los Angeles Marathon in 5:17:44. The blogger, who details her running exploits at MarathonGoddess.com, would have had a faster finish if not for the media interviews she stopped to do along the way and the fans who met her for hugs and high-fives.
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The LA Times

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Friends and relatives who lost loved ones to pancreatic cancer and patients themselves are coming from near and far to spirit Weiss across that final finish line.

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buzz60@AOL

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A California woman is running 26.2 miles every weekend to help cure a deadly disease. Femi Redwood has more on what inspired this journey.


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Women’s Running

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What would you do for love? Would you climb a mountain, or perhaps swim the great big sea? How about run a marathon. . .or 52? You read that right – would you run 52 marathons in 52 weeks in the name of love? That’s 1362.4 race miles. And Julie Weiss ran every mile of that total – all for the love of her father.


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