MARATHON MAN: Running For Cancer Research

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A Des Moines man isn’t just preparing for one marathon, he’s getting ready to complete 40.

Steve Cannon took one final run Thursday before leaving for Illinois. Cannon plans to run 40 straight marathons around Lake Michigan in just 40 days

Cannon has lost friends and family to cancer and says he’ll run the marathons to raise money for cancer research.

“Cancer has become almost commonplace to the point that is accepted with is unacceptable as far as I’m concerned. Every day that I run is more money that we raise and there is nothing that is more motivating than that.

Steve’s journey begins Sunday.

If you would like to donate or follow Steve’s run, click here.

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