‘Miles’-stone achieved

Runner Billy MacEachern completes 100th marathon — the Johnny Miles Eighty-five thousand miles or approximately 136,795 kilometres. That’s the approximate distance Billy MacEachern has run in his lifetime. So far. To put that into perspective, that’s the equivalent of running 24 hours a day for two and half years. Father’s Day wasn’t the event he...

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MacDonald eyes next marathon

TRENTON — For 30 years, Charlie MacDonald has run marathons. MacDonald is on a list of prominent distance runners from Pictou County and plans once again to run the Johnny Miles Marathon on June 18. His first run over the 42.25-kilometre distance was the Johnny Miles Marathon in 1987. “It was a very hot day,”...

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