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This is a story, a wondrously true story, about a father and son training for and running their first marathon, the amazing 2004 Chicago Marathon. From the initial spark of belief that maybe such a thing were indeed possible through the recovery from the grueling event, you'll read about it all here. As a bonus, and just like the protagonists of our story, you'll learn about technicolor poop.

Our story is told in six chapters:

And, of course, there are pictures.

We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed living it!

The Chicago Marathon