Woman participates in St. Jude run ‘virtually’
GERMANTOWN HILLS (Heart of Illinois ABC) - After 14 years running the St. Jude Memphis to Peoria Run, Jan Marks was determined to keep her streak no matter how creative she had to get.
Due to medical reasons Marks couldn’t join her team in the run this year, but that did not mean she didn’t run. Marks decided to run her miles at home. She kept up with her team’s miles while her neighbors cheer her on.
Although Marks says she was disappointed to miss out on running with her team, she was stunned to see the support.
“It’s overwhelming. I usually run by myself - kind of quiet,” Marks said.
The full St. Jude Run Memphis to Peoria run is 465 miles, and it ends on the Aug 6th
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