Meet the “Not Smart” Texans Who’ve Run a Marathon in All Fifty States
They’re usually out the door early at the Boone household, shaded by oaks and magnolias in the north Houston suburb of Humble.Around 5 a.m., Steve, 73, laces up to run between seven and twelve miles, depending on how he feels. Paula, 56, usually covers three to five miles.And that’s just the beginning of a day devoted to long-distance running.The Boones founded and operate the 50 States Marathon Club, devoted to people who have dedicated extensive time, expense, and liniment to the hobby of completing a 26.2-mile marathon in all fifty states. And, in a situation like that of Sy Sperling, the late Hair Club for Men founder and eighties TV ad icon, the Boones aren’t only in charge of the Marathon Club; they’re also members.Steve…
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