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'I've got to finish it': Virtual marathon a blessing for 70-year-old running veteran

'I've got to finish it': Virtual marathon a blessing for 70-year-old running veteran

7 days ago   |   KCRA

Gene Fritzel has run marathons in all 50 states, but a hip injury has forced him to hang up his sneakers. The 2020 Baltimore Running Festival will be his final hurrah.
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Unorthodox 2020 Baltimore Marathon a blessing for 70-year-old running veteran

Unorthodox 2020 Baltimore Marathon a blessing for 70-year-old running veteran

7 days ago   |   WBALTV

The 2020 Baltimore Running Festival will be a final hurrah for 70-year-old retired Baltimore police Officer Gene Fritzel.
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Chicago Marathon 2020: Runners create unique routes for virtual marathon amid pandemic

8 days ago   |   ABC

A "virtual marathon" included runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.
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Chicago Marathon: A look at the course full of 45,000 runners in 2019 vs. practically empty in 2020

8 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

With hundreds out running the Bank of Chicago Marathon virtually after concerns over COVID-19 cancelled the regular race, the scenes from across the city - 2019 vs. 2020 - were...
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‘Running is not canceled.' But the Chicago Marathon is smaller, quieter and virtual because of the pandemic

8 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Like most crowd heavy experiences canceled or postponed by the pandemic, the experience, often marked with loud music and encouraging crowds along the way, is not the same.
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Chicago Marathon runners are determined to complete 26.2 miles - even if this year's race is virtual: ‘Chicago is a bunch of doers.'

9 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

As determined as ever, several Chicago Marathon runners will be competing in a virtual race this year after the event was canceled because of COVID-19 concerns.
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Chicago Marathon 2020 leaves Grant Park empty but offers runners options; businesses missing financial boost

9 days ago   |   ABC

This year's Chicago Marathon is leaving Grant Park empty, but it's offering runners a number of virtual options to participate.
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Chicago Marathon runners are determined to complete 26.2 miles - even if this year's race is virtual: ‘Chicago is a bunch of doers.'

10 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

As determined as ever, several Chicago Marathon runners will be competing in a virtual race this year after the event was canceled because of COVID-19 concerns.
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Chicago marathon runners finding unique ways to cross their own finish lines

Chicago marathon runners finding unique ways to cross their own finish lines

10 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - With the Chicago Marathon going virtual this year, runners will get to cross their own finish lines this weekend as they log their miles online. Participants said the...
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East Bay marathon swimmer crosses Monterey Bay for diversity in aquatics

10 days ago   |   ABC

GOING BEYOND THE BLACK FINISH LINE: East Bay marathon swimmer Catherine Breed just finished a record-breaking 25-mile swim across Monterey Bay - and she did it to promote water...
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