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‘Marathon Goddess’ running 52 marathons in 52 weeks

Source:NECN A Santa Monica, Calif. woman who lost her dad to cancer says she will stop at nothing to raise money for research so other families won’t have to endure what she’s endured. Julie Weiss is on a mission to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks. “My body’s getting used to this. I’m changing my diet, becoming more healthy and learning to run more efficiently,” Weiss said. Read More..
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Featured in Runner’s World Magazine, May 2011 – B.Q. or Die by George Mannes

Source:X Runner’s World Magazine Nick Schollmeier was one runner who didn’t need much prompting. He just needed some caffeine. On the eve of registration day, the 28-year-old schoolteacher from Elim, Alaska (population: 300; distance from Arctic Circle: 135 miles), never went to bed. Too excited to sleep and too worried that he might not get into the race, Schollmeier stayed awake through the darkness playing MLB: The Show on his PlayStation until 5 a.m. (9 a.m. Boston time) when online signup was set to begin. Read More..
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