2014 April

Julie Weiss’ goal of running 52 marathons in 52 weeks is dedicated to her father

Source:The Miami Herald Julie Weiss’ goal of attempting to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks is dedicated to her late father, who died of pancreatic cancer in 2010. When she was 37, Julie Weiss decided to take up running to lose some weight and get in better shape physically and mentally.Eventually, stride by stride, she went from “not being able to run around the block” to running in races, and then, eventually, marathons.
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California Woman Tackles Route 66 Marathon In Father’s Honor

Source:Oklahoma’s Own News On 6 The Route 66 Marathon is gaining speed.It’s only been around for seven years, but this year the race sold out for the first time, and 10,500 runners took to the city streets this weekend to celebrate the event.Each runner out here has come with a goal, whether it’s to beat their time from last year, or maybe just to finish or to have fun, but for one that passion stretches a little further and it’s personal.
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Campaign against pancreatic cancer visits The Kaua‘i Marathon

Source:The Garden Island Among the field of runners for this year’s Kaua‘i Marathon will be Julie Weiss —also known as the Marathon Goddess. Wiess will be running the event as part of her mission to run 52 marathons in one year, or a marathon a week in what she describes as “52 for You,” states a Kaua‘i Marathon news release.
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