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A 584 mile run for a cause. Check out the story behind this unusual athlete

A 584 mile run for a cause. Check out the story behind this unusual athlete Marathoning is popular, ultra marathoning has its fans too, but running 584 miles? Here is the story behind an unusual athlete has broken the limits of what many runners are willing or even want to do. ‘Peaceful warrior’ Lisa Smith-Batchen conquers limits on 584-mile run DASHIELL YOUNG-SAVER The diarrhea wouldn’t stop. The hallucinations were just beginning. The blisters on her feet formed as she ran. In heat that topped 120 degrees, Lisa Smith-Batchen’s body began breaking down. Smith-Batchen was on the 170th mile of her Read More »