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September 30 2013
Paul Christian, firstname.lastname@example.org
Van Jacobsen has completed several endurance races before, from a distance ranging from 50 to 100 miles.
But all of them have come while riding on a horse. He is endorsed by the American Endurance Ride Conference, which sponsors these types of races.
Sunday he will attempt another endurance test, but this time with no horse; it will be on foot. The 58-year-old Jacobsen will be at the starting line for the 34th annual Twin Cities Marathon, which is his first running venture at 26.2 miles.
"If you had told me a few years ago that I would be running a marathon, I would have said absolutely not," he said. "But here I am...'"
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