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Source:Women’s Running 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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KTLA

Source:KTLA.com The L.A. Marathon races into the Southland on Sunday, and for Santa Monica’s Julie Weiss, it will be her last marathon in a streak of 52 races in 52 weeks.”My dad became my biggest fan when I started running marathons,” she said. “He was just so overjoyed when I started running and would tell all his friends about all these marathons that I’m running.”Her father passed away just over two years ago of pancreatic cancer, a disease that has less than a 5 percent survival rate.
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ABC

Source:ABC The L.A. Marathon races into the Southland on Sunday, and for Santa Monica’s Julie Weiss, it will be her last marathon in a streak of 52 races in 52 weeks.”My dad became my biggest fan when I started running marathons,” she said. “He was just so overjoyed when I started running and would tell all his friends about all these marathons that I’m running.”Her father passed away just over two years ago of pancreatic cancer, a disease that has less than a 5 percent survival rate.
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NBC

Source:NBC Julie Weiss will complete her mission of running 52 marathons in 52 weeks when she crosses the finish line of the LA Marathon on Sunday. Her goal is to help fund research to find a cure for pancreatic cancer, the cancer that killed her father. John Cádiz Klemack reports from Hollywood for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on March 15, 2013.
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The Today Show

Source:The Today Show California mom Julie Weiss, 42, has completed an amazing year-long journey running 52 marathons in 52 weeks to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer, the disease that took her father’s life. TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.
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CNN

Source:KTLA.com Julie Weiss raises money and awareness for pancreatic cancer research by running 52 marathons in 52 weeks.
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One Marathon A Week With Julie Weiss

Source:KTLA.com Julie Weiss the “Marathon Goddess” joined us to tell us about her motivation behind completing 52 marathons in one year. She is running all for a great cause, to raise money to help find the cure to pancreatic cancer. Julie will run her 52nd race completing the year coming up on Sunday March 17 at the LA Marathon.
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Running for life: 52 marathons in 52 weeks

Source:Jewish Journal Of all Julie Weiss’ memories of her father, his larger-than-life personality stands out most: Maurice Weiss was a drummer — a regular on the radio by age 5 — a bandleader, a stock broker, and a tennis and racquetball player who took up acting at the ripe age of 70. “Everything he did, he did it big,” she recalled recently with a smile and a shake of her long, blond hair. Now Weiss is following her father’s lead. To raise awareness of pancreatic cancer, from which her father died in 2010, Weiss is running 52 marathons in 52 weeks and donating the funds she raises to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN). Her final race will be the Los Angeles Marathon on March 17. As of Feb. 25, she has raised more than $143,000.
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