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First dwarfs to run Boston Marathon finish the route

Fifteen days later, under a similarly bright sun and with a gentle breeze at their backs, they finally crossed the finish line.

Juli Windsor and John Young, the first dwarfs to run the Boston Marathon, had spent months training and envisioning that moment of catharsis, of completing a run that would require them to take more than twice the steps of other runners and overcome a back-stabbing, leg-numbing pain that afflicts little people who run long distances.

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