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Feature Friday: Barbara Lorson

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Feature Friday —
This week we are featuring our 2019 HOF Marathon Women’s Division Champion Barbara Lorson. Lorson ran a time of 2:59:51(6:52 per mile) in our marathon last spring and is looking to make another appearance in 2020.
“I would like to do the HOF Marathon,” Lorson said. “ It is definitely on my to do list for 2020.” 
After racing a challenging, humid marathon last week at the Akron Marathon, Lorson has completed a total of 17 marathons.
“Akron was my 17th marathon,” Lorson said. “It was hotter than everyone anticipated but I was pleased to be right under 3 hours.” 
Making her first marathon debut back in 2004 at the Columbus Marathon, Lorson shared some insight she has gained in becoming an experienced marathon runner.
“My sons have grown up in this running environment and have witnessed my growth,” Lorson said. “One phrase I’ll borrow from my son is “Know your pace, run your race”. I have learned to challenge myself and push through while also knowing my fitness and being mind…