Interview: Don Wright Running 80 Marathons with Cancer

At 73 years old, Don Wright is a symbol of determination. When he was 61 years he old he picked up running again after about a 45 year hiatus from high school. After completing his first marathon in 2003, he was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, an incurable cancer of the blood. Given only 5 years to live at the time, he was determined to keep on running.

Interview: Rob Friedman from John Hancock Financial

Today we with talk with Rob Friedman, head of the Sponsorship and Event Marketing of John Hancock Financial. They began their sponsorship of the Boston Marathon in 1986, marking 2014 as their 29th year of the marathon sponsorship. John Hancock not only provides the prize purse, but continues to recruit the best athletes from around the world to race in Boston each year.

Interview: Monika Allen runner living with Brain Cancer

She is battling through brain cancer and through finishing marathons, but never expected to fight for why she makes tutus to raise funds for Girls. A recent photo that SELF Magazine published shamed runners who dress up to run a race, not knowing the real reason behind why. A firestorm of national attention and now Monika Allen speaks to Pace Per Mile how an entire running community and more came to her defense and how the magazine has apologized.

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BBC Local Live: Updates from London on Saturday 19 April 2014 Saturday, April 19, 2014 06:56 am A number of London stories are in the national newspapers, including the claim on The Sun's front page that a London Marathon runner is accused of...
Efraimson, Camas start Relays off with a record Saturday, April 19, 2014 05:59 am National cross country runner of the year Alexa Efraimson led Camas to a thrilling win in the girls distance medley relay Friday night at Hayward Fiel...
Join Peeper 5K Run/Walk and support scholarships Saturday, April 19, 2014 05:59 am BARRINGTON — The Greater Barrington Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) is proud to announce its 20th Annual Peeper 5K Run/Walk scheduled for ...
Renouf wins marathon with sub-three-hour run Saturday, April 19, 2014 05:59 am Michael Schwanet of Saskatoon won the men's halfmarathon in 1:22:56. Rowena Collins-Huber of Regina won the women's half-marathon (1:41:51).
Kithuka Obliterates Tech 5k Record at Mt. SAC Saturday, April 19, 2014 05:59 am Late Friday night, beneath the bright lights at Historic Hilmer Lodge Stadium, the Red Raider senior brought a full day of world class track and field...
Kind-hearted fundraiser taking on double challenge to raise money for ... Saturday, April 19, 2014 05:59 am Hannah Crowhurst, corporate manager at Venture Photography in Eton High Street, will take on the Windsor Half Marathon and the London to ...
Friends' capital success Saturday, April 19, 2014 05:59 am THREE childhood friends from Andover completed the London Marathon to raise almost £5,000 for the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development.
 
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