11/11/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 26, 2011

Edward Norton Preps NY Marathon Run For African Conservation

Actor Edward Norton already wanted to be in better shape for his 40th birthday than he was on his 30th when the idea hit -- why not join members of an African tribe famous for its runners and run the New York marathon?

Before he knew it, the star of "The Incredible Hulk" and "Fight Club" had signed on to the effort, despite never having run a marathon before.

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