by Maggie Lloyd June 2, 2018 at 7:52 pm 0

Robert McManmon runs the Rock 'n' Roll USA Marathon with his wife, Mary. Photo: Bruce Buckley

Robert McManmon runs the 2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon with his wife, Mary. Photo: Bruce Buckley

Boston, New York, Marine Corps, Chicago. Getting into one of these marathons is half the battle. Year after year, missed qualifying times and bad luck with lotteries are the source of much heartache for runners. To some, racing on behalf of a charity offers a back door to the starting line when all else fails.

But these charity runners will tell you it’s not about the race bib.



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