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Marathon holiday fun in Florida

Seven races in seven days bring runners together in the sun

Updated: December 23, 2013, 7:56 PM ET
By Doug Williams | Special to ESPN.com

Back in 2010, Jean Evansmore saw a notice on the 50 States Marathon Club website about a new event called the Savage Seven. It would feature seven marathons over seven days on the same 26.2-mile course in Ocala, Fla.

To Evansmore, it sounded like the perfect vacation. After running her first marathon at the age of 64, Evansmore, then 70, had become a passionate runner. Within three years, she'd run a marathon in all 50 states and had decided she'd do as many as she could for as long as ...

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