Marathon & Beyond Monday: 51 the Hard Way

April 19, 2010
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It’s not a widely known fact, but the first effort to run 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 days was a low-key effort, done on the cheap. This Marathon & Beyond Monday—our weekly opportunity to hear an editor’s choice from the popular running magazine—was written by Duncan Larkin and is entitled: “51 the Hard Way.” It chronicles Sam Thompson’s amazing effort in 2006 which raised money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

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One Comment

  • Gary says:

    Great Story. Thank You. Too bad his quest didn't receive a lot more press coverage early on. And, too bad I didn't know he was coming to Phoenix… I would have advised running at night and provided an escort vehicle.

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