Tag: Runner’s World

Onward Shay!
Oct 29, 2017
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Tag: Runner’s World

Onward Shay!
Oct 29, 2017
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Hours
Minutes

Runner’s World: A Race to Remember

“To honor a late friend, two runners are putting on a unique marathon—and gaining a new appreciation for race directors everywhere. But training for a marathon is child’s play compared to organizing one. Just ask Betsy Luce and Jan Bastian. Neither one had ever organized a race before, but after their friend Shay Hirsch died in 2014 after an 11-year battle with cancer, they decided, along with Shay’s husband, George, to create a lasting tribute … Continued

Runner’s World: A Running Love Story

“Running brings people together. You hear that from time to time, at big races or after six-figure charity fund-raisers. But running can bring people together in small ways, too. It just may take a little more effort. In 1988, George Hirsch was the worldwide publisher of Runner’s World and an Olympic commentator. He had run 15 marathons, including a 2:38 PR he set at age 44 in Boston, running most of the way with Joan … Continued