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077 JULIE WEISS: "Marathon Goddess"

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Her father died. Julie Weiss got movin.’ And she didn’t stop till she ran 52 marathons in 52 weeks. Yes, you read that right. Julie is truly the Marathon Goddess.

 

 

Inspired by her father Maurice’s death from pancreatic cancer, Julie made it her mission to raise millions for a cure. “This was truly one step at a time,” she says. “Just like life.”

 

 

Today on BOLD, we reveal how this working mom of two took on the grueling schedule that took her around the world, making an impossible dream come true.

 

“When I first started running, I was overweight and on antidepressants. Somewhere along the line, I realized there was a bigger purpose for my life and I wasn’t going to get there standing still.”