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Joe Bell is 95 years old, and a World War II veteran. He wears his uniform to the senior center on Veterans Day or to meet with other vets. This past weekend, he put on his uniform to cheer on runners in a race that benefits the foundation for fallen Army Ranger Pat Tillman. His neighbor, Julia Prodis Sulek, a reporter for the Mercury News, captured what happened next. [more inside]
This week, thanks to the end of the government shutdown, the Marine Corps will put on their 38th marathon. Four men, Mel Williams, Al Richmond, Will Brown, and Matt Jaffe, will attempt 26.2 for the 38th time.
Eric Strand finished this year's Grandma's Marathon in Duluth in 6 hours and 15 minutes. But before he got to the starting line that day, he had run the entire course backwards.