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February 23, 2016

26.2 with Donna Winner Gives Wife Sweetest Valentine’s Day Gift

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For Marc and Christina Burget, Valentine’s Day 2016 is one for the books. Or the movie screen. Or maybe both. As The Florida Times Union tells it, “No one could have written a more memorable Valentine’s Day script.” The Jacksonville couple have been married 17 years and usually mark the holiday by going out to […]

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Tags: 26.2 With Donna, Breast Cancer, marathon


February 11, 2016

Race to Finish Breast Cancer is Personal for Mayo Clinic Staffer and Patient

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On Sunday, Feb. 14, while romantics celebrate Valentine’s Day with chocolate and flowers, 10,000 or so runners will show their love in a different way: by hitting the pavement as part of the 26.2 with Donna, the race to finish breast cancer. Among them, just as she has been each year since the race began […]

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Tags: 26.2 With Donna, Breast Cancer, Kristi Pritchett, marathon, research


January 22, 2015

Taking the Long View When Time Is Short

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It’s not every day that you hear about someone diagnosed with terminal cancer running a marathon. But David Eitrheim, M.D., a longtime physician at Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar, in Menomonie, Wisconsin, did just that last November, completing the Rails to Trails marathon, held along the Elroy-Sparta State Trail. This month, he’s taking […]

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Tags: Dr. David Eitrheim, Dr. James Deming, marathon, Mayo Clinic Health System, Running


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