11 Mar '13, 3pm

Man With Brain Cancer Wins Marathon

Iram Leon won Saturday's Gusher Marathon in Beaumont, Texas despite two above-and-beyond challenges: He pushed his 6-year-old daughter in a stroller the whole way, and he has brain cancer. Leon, 32, won the marathon in 3:07:36 , six minutes ahead of the second finisher, Jerod Honrath. According to his Facebook page, Leon had surgery for brain cancer in 2011. "This is supposed to eat away at my memory in the end," Leon told the Beaumont Enterprise about his cancer. "But I hope this memory is one of the last things to go and one [my daughter] never loses."

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/general-interest/man-brain-ca...

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