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Boston Marathon: 6 Inspirational Runners to Root for (VIDEO)

Post by Julie Ryan Evans Tomorrow brings my favorite sporting event of the year -- the Boston Marathon. In its 116th year, it's the pinnacle of running achievement for many. As a runner, I find it fascinating to watch the gaits, speed, and strength of the runners, and I imagine myself running alongside them someday. But it's also about so much more than that. Each runner has a story as to why they've trekked to Boston for this event, and what it means to them.
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