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WSJ zooms in on St. Olaf's indoor marathon
January 20, 2011
This year's sixth annual Zoom! Yah! Yah! indoor marathon at St. Olaf attracted the attention of Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal writer Kevin Helliker. "A new badge of hardship is gaining popularity among marathoners," he writes.
"It's no longer so exceptional to have completed extra-long marathons, extra-hard ones or extra-large numbers of the 26.2-mile race. So the latest thing is to run a marathon that's extra dull." But something enticed 45 runners to circle the Tostrud Center track 150 times . . .
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