11 Oct '12, 4pm

Man Will Run Baltimore Marathon in Flip Flops

By Scott Douglas Keith Levasseur, shown here at the Stone Mill 50-miler in Maryland, will run Saturday's Baltimore Marathon less conventionally shod. Photo courtesy Keith Levasseur Keith Levasseur will run Saturday's Baltimore Marathon in flip flops. If he finishes the race without his footwear breaking, he'll establish a Guinness Book of World Records mark for the feat, given that no one is on record as having done so yet. But Levasseur, who set his 2:38 PR at last year's Marine Corps Marathon, won't be idly touring the Baltimore course. "Since I actually want the record to stand for a little while and because I believe in going 'all-in' when doing things, my time goal for Baltimore is sub-3:00," the Columbia, Maryland resident told Runner's World Newswire . "I think it's doable, and as an added incentive, I have four friends running the Baltimore Marathon Relay and they'...

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