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Amputee Wraps Up Marathon Record Quest

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If you’re having trouble finding motivation today to go for a run or get your workout in – this might help.  Amputee athlete Jacky Hunt-Broersma just completed 104 marathons in 104 days.  Yes, 104 marathons with a carbon-fiber prosthesis.   The 46-year-old lost her left leg below the knee to a rare cancer.  Every day since January 17, she has done 26.2 miles either outside near her home in Gilbert, Arizona, or on a treadmill.  Last month, a British runner did 101 marathons in 101 days.

What’s something on your bucket list (marathon, triathlon, etc) that you are incredibly proud to have accomplished?



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