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New Enterprise Woman Achieves Goal Of Running in Boston Marathon For 125th Race


October 28, 2021

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After only four years of running marathons, Jessica Holsinger had accomplished her goal of participating in the Boston Marathon.

Ever since she started running marathons, Jessica Holsinger of New Enterprise has been training for the Boston Marathon. On Oct. 11, Holsinger reached her goal as she participated in the 125th Boston Marathon.

Holsinger usually trains for about four months before running a marathon. She takes the time to run, lift and do core exercises. However, the Boston Marathon was different than her usual circumstances.

"They contacted me seven weeks out from the marathon to tell me I qualified," said Holsinger. "I had to crunch all that training into a short period of time."

To prepare, Holsinger ran...

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