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ED. Today we ask you to indulge the MTN Guys. This story, which appeared in Runner's World last month, is about a friend of ours from Phoenix, Arizona.

 

By Sarah Lorge Butler (runnersworld.com)

 

You can’t really put a price tag on a good run.


But you can count up the change and bills you find along the way.


That’s what Craig Davidson does. And his tallies—in miles and money—are legend.


Davidson, 64, of Phoenix recently passed two unusual milestones. The first is an epic run streak: 40 consecutive years of daily running, which he hit on November 4. During that streak, he covered 207,412 miles, more than double that of some cars. He currently ranks 20th on the list of active U.S. streakers maintained by the United States Running Streak Association....

 


A few days later, on November 13, he picked up 47 cents to put him over the $10,000 mark for money found on his runs. He has discovered at least one penny every day on his run since April of 1983—more than 35 years of finding cash on the go.


Does he consider his run incomplete if he doesn’t find money?


“Hasn’t happened yet,” he told Runner’s World. “That day may eventually come. I’m always looking down so I don’t trip and fall anywhere; I don’t go searching for the money. But it’s out there on the ground.”   READ MORE

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