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Man without arms or legs checks marathon off his bucket list in Calgary jogging

The moment has come! Chris Koch crosses the finish line! @IfICan79 @CalgaryMarathon @innfromthecold #yyc #ifican pic.twitter.com/yFjrIPVhGd — ChrisMatteo (@ItsChrisMatteo) May 29, 2016 Finishing a marathon has long been an unchecked item on Chris Koch’s bucket list. He was set to complete his first-ever marathon in February at the L.A. marathon but was barred from racing because he uses a longboard, considered a safety issue by race organizers, instead of running. He was born without arms or legs. article continues after advertisement RELATED: Dave Proctor sets treadmill world record in 24-hour run in Calgary . But on Sunday, at the Calgary marathon, Koch, a native of Nanton, Alta. can now check “completing a marathon” off the list as he finished the 42.2K race in 4:23:12 (4:28:38 gun time). He was 468th out of 807 finishers at the Sunday event, which was part of Calgary r...

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