Marathon ministry trains runners to put ‘one foot in front of the other’

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Marathon Makeover participants train by following a few simple principles: Start slow. One foot in front of the other. Don’t run alone. Break the race into small pieces. RNS photo courtesy Marathon Makeover

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(RNS) Over the past 10 years, Mark Simpson and his wife have helped train more than 3,000 people to run a marathon. Most, like Simpson, were couch potatoes before they started. "We have faith in them until they can have faith in themselves,'' he said. By Bob Smietana.