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Marathon runner in race to help ailing wife

Rick Kaitz had run three Boston Marathons and swore he’d never do another. “Training in winter in New England is awful,” said Kaitz, 58, a Boston attorney. “It’s so cold, icy, and dark.”

But on April 15, he was at the starting line in Hopkinton, this time racing for his wife’s life.

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