Cancer survivor still running strong

April 19, 2015 8:29 PM

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For most people, just knowing that 74-year-old Doug Wells has run the St. George Marathon for the last 30 years and completed the Ironman each year since 2010 is enough to leave them a little slack-jawed. Add to that the fact that he was battling cancer during some of that time and his story takes an even more compelling turn.

A former employee of the American Cancer Society, this Santa Clara resident has been involved in the annual Relay For Life cancer fundraiser each year since 1996, but it wasn’t his own cancer that triggered his interest in the all-night fund raising event. Rather, it was his love of running, combine...

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