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Runner Stories

From runners just like you, they share their personal triumphs and ways running has helped get them

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Andre Zarb-Cousin - Colorado Springs, CO
At age 60, sprint-master Andre has his sights set for the 2008 National Senior Olympics.
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Jen Schiffer - San Diego, CA
Jen donated a kidney to her sister, and still set a PR 8 months later at the Rock N Roll marathon.
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Maribeth Thomas - Cynthiana, KY
A runner for 31 years, Maribeth fought off Hodgkins Lymphoma by running a 1/2 with her daughter.
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Frank Banaga - San Diego, CA
Frank recently finished his 4th marathon despite coming down with Rheumatoid arthritis at age 34.
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Jodie Sneed - Biglerville, PA
In Jodie's words, "Running revives me!" What else needs be said?
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David Goggins - Chula Vista, CA
David is one tough dude on a mission to help kids of parents who have died in military service.
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Todd Crandell - Sylvania, OH
Todd overcame drug addiction through running and triathlons. Now he helps others to do the same.
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Akos Konya - Hungary
Akos is an ultra-distance machine, placing 2nd at Badwater in 2006.
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Crystal Broxson - Jacksonville, FL
After becoming a new mom, Crystal found a new sense of achievement training for the Gate River Run.
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Gary Dudney - Salinas, CA
A running writer.
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Allyson Holmes - North Adams, MA
At only 16, Allyson founded the Jocelyn E LeClair Memorial Scholarship Race to honor her friend.
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Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg - New York City, NY
Karen and Andrew are long-time runners. So much so, that they ran a marathon on their honeymoon.
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Angela Dybdahl - Lancaster, CA
Angela loves running, and after having 7 children competed in her first 1/2 Ironman in May.
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Tyler Hudon - Rumford, ME
Running to beat cancer & celebrate his mom's recovery.
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Pamie Ribon - Los Angeles, CA
Pamie's mile by mile account of her 2006 Maui Marathon experience.
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Mark Wilkinson - Overland Park, KS
An amazing medical recovery story!
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Kevin Bonato - St. Charles, IL
His motto is "Never Give Up!"
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Montana Molly - Bozeman, MT
Keeping her pace up even at 74!
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Dennis Crowne - Upper Darby, PA
Inspiring weight loss story.
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Bob Rebello - San Diego, CA
On a worldwide mission.
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Carol Moore Smith - Tuscaloosa, AL
An active and healthy survivor.
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Annette Deakins - Logandale, NV
Meet this active stay-at-home mom.
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Robert M. Tudisco - White Plains, NY
Another good use for the heart rate monitor.
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Lina Krom - Boston, MA
Two-time Boston Marathon finisher.
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The World of Geoffrey
I was a man with a wife, an 18-month old, and a tumor. With the tumor gone, I now have a wife, a 22-month old, a brand new baby girl, and I'm running 7 miles a day.
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Maureen & Barb - Northport, NY
Running with a friend can make a world of difference!
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Lori Calise - Long Beach, NY
Raising money & awareness for different charities by running is awesome.
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Douglass Kurtz - Athens, GA
I used to hate running!
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