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Running with a greater purpose

Vinecki, 14, aims to become youngest to finish marathons on all seven continents

Updated: May 30, 2013, 7:48 PM ET
By Doug Williams | ESPN.com

When Winter Vinecki lost her father, Michael, to prostate cancer in 2009, she and her brothers vowed to fight the disease.

That vow was etched into his headstone: "Cancer, we will chase you to the end of the earth and stomp you out like you stomped my dad out."

Four years later, Vinecki, 14, is fulfilling that end-of-the-earth promise. She's trying to become the youngest runner ever to complete seven marathons on seven continents as part of her drive to raise ...

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