Gloria Linares Accomplishes Marathon Goal Her goal was 50 by 60. Gloria Linares wanted to run a marathon in each state by the age of 60. She completed her goal on Saturday in Alaska.
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Gloria Linares Accomplishes Marathon Goal

Gloria Linares Accomplishes Marathon Goal

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Her goal was 50 by 60. Gloria Linares wanted to run a marathon in each state by the age of 60. She completed her goal on Saturday in Alaska.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

The goal runner Gloria Linares set for herself was 50 by 60: a marathon in each state by the age of 60. And she made it on Saturday, clocking in at four hours and 20 minutes in a marathon in Alaska. Her four adult children flew into Anchorage to surprise her. The Long Island runner says she isn't done. She wants to run a marathon on every continent. She's managed North and South America and Europe. Next up: Antarctica.

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