NYC Marathon 2012: Don't Miss These Inspiring Runners

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NYC Marathon 2012: Don't Miss These Inspiring Runners

These five stories might motivate you to lace up and train for 26.2 miles—some through grit, others through humor.

Nick Kypreos, member of the 1994 Stanley Cup Champion New York Rangers

It’s been 15 years since the former left winger trained as a pro athlete, and nearly two decades since he was on New York’s center stage during the city’s last hockey championship. As you might expect, the transition between an ice rink and the pavement isn’t easy. “This type of training is like nothing I've experienced before,” he says. “I'm honored to be returning to New York to participate in one of its greatest events."


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