13 Oct '17, 6pm

A marine with prosthetic legs is running 31 marathons in 31 days

A marine with prosthetic legs is running 31 marathons in 31 days

Jones was serving as a combat engineer, meaning he was part of a team responsible for detecting buried bombs. He was in Taliban territory, tasked with clearing an area thought to contain buried explosives, when he was wounded by a land mine, according to his website . “I remember the screaming, the pain, and I remember my marine brothers coming and saving my life,” Jones recently said on Megyn Kelly Today . Both of his legs were amputated above the knee, and while recovering physically and mentally from his wounds was surely a battle in itself, he hasn’t let it stop him from dominating incredible athletic feats. (Check out how America’s elite marines are becoming fitter than ever .) In 2012, Jones made his way to the Paralympics, where he won a bronze model in rowing. In 2014, he cycled from Maine to California—5,180 miles to be exact—and raised $126,000 for wounded vetera...

Full article: https://www.runnersworld.com/marathon/marine-rob-jones-ru...

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