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82-Year-Old Breast Cancer Survivor Preps To Run Her 25th Race

On Saturday, May 10th, 82-year-old Jackie O’Neil will be runningΒ β€” not walking! β€” in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Jackie has ran the event every year since its inception in 1990, which makes the 2014 race her 25th year in a row. She started running at age 50, right before she was diagnosed with breast cancer. After her diagnosis and surgery, she made running and staying fit a priority.

Watch the video to hear from this inspiring lady. It’ll make you want to grab a pair of sneakers and head outside!

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