Honoring the fallen: Blood, sweat and tears
Anyone knows that running a marathon is grueling, but imagine going up a mountain, through a sand pit in full Army combat gear, all while hauling a 35-pound "ruck" sack on your back.
That's exactly what two 2011 River Falls High School graduates did on March 17 in the White Sands Missile Range located in New Mexico during the Bataan Memorial Death March.
Isaac Witt, sophomore at St. John's University in Minnesota, described the race as "unbelievably difficult."
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