01/08/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Father Runs 100 Marathons In 140 Days To Help Cure Daughter's Illness

(Nov. 8) -- A daughter's love can keep a father going even at the worst of times. For Guy Fessenden, 54, it's his love for his daughter that's keeping him running -- 100 marathons in 140 days, to be precise.

On Oct. 2, Fessenden began the journey of a lifetime. He decided to get off the couch and run 100 marathons across the country, from Savannah, Ga., to Los Angeles, Calif., giving himself a deadline to finish by Feb. 19.


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