26 Dec '11, 5am

52-Year-Old Woman Plans to Run 52 Marathons in 52 Weeks | Care2 Causes

52-Year-Old Woman Plans to Run 52 Marathons in 52 Weeks | Care2 Causes

Ottawa resident Sonja Adcock ran a 100 mile race this summer and then wondered, “what’s next?” A single marathon just wasn’t a challenge for her anymore. So Adcock, who is turning 52 this month, decided that she would run 52 marathons in the 52 weeks of her 52nd year all while raising money for a local charity, the Snowsuit Fund. On her website, There’s Something About Running , Adcock describes her passion for running and setting goals for herself: There is something about running and reaching goals previously unimagined that keeps me testing my limits. Since 1994 I have run over 20 marathons, completed 4 ultra marathons, finished 4 Ironman Triathlons and participated in a number of endurance cycling events. But more than that, I have met many wonderful people, travelled to many wonderful places both within Canada and abroad and have had the extreme good fortune to have d...

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