Run Around the World Nears the Finish Line for Becca Pizzi

January 28, 2016 9:20 PM

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Run Around the World Nears the Finish Line for Becca Pizzi

On Thursday afternoon, runner Becca Pizzi won a marathon in Dubai, her sixth race in as many days. On Friday, the 35-year-old from Belmont, Mass., will seek to become the first American woman to complete the World Marathon Challenge: Seven marathons on seven continents in seven days.

The final 26.2-mile race is scheduled for Friday night in Sydney, Australia. Pizzi is on track to win the women’s division, but says she’s trying not to get ahead of herself.

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