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Brent Thomson Runs Mount Everest

Brent Thomson on Mt Everest, Dec. 2011 on TWEBy Pamela Burke

Twitter: @ThomsonBrent

She went, she ran, she conquered! Brent Thomson took on what is called the hardest and highest race in the world, the Mount Everest Marathon, and accomplished her incredible goal this month. At 60 years of age, she finished in 8 hours and 12 minutes. Just completing the 26.2 mile journey down the rugged terrain was a feat in itself.

“I’m extremely thrilled that I did it and in a time I am very proud of…we pushed our bodies to the extreme limits.” Brent Thomson

We profiled Brent on this website before she left for Nepal to begin her trek to 17,200 feet. She returned earlier this month and gave Stacey Gualandi the first exclusive interview on the Women’s Eye Radio Show about her amazing race… [Read more…]

Phoenix Nurse Runs Across America To Promote Fitness And Break Record

Called the “Richard Simmons of Nurses,” cancer survivor Helene Neville began running to Fla  from Ca May 1.  She expects to arrive on Aug. 1, some 2,500 miles later, when she turns 50.  She’s written a book “Nurses in Shape” about nutrition and fitness.  Helene wants to break the record of 108 days running from coast to coast.

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Helene’s website

Do you have a fitness goal you think you can  accomplish?