Cancer survivor runs 4 marathons in 24 hours to raise money

Dan Egeler of Dexter, Michigan, completed four marathons in 24 hours and raised $133,000 for two local nonprofits that focus on dog rescue.
1:23 | 10/28/20

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The marathon man America strong. You met 59-year-old Dan egeler from Dexter, Michigan, right here. He beat cancer and set out to run four marathons in 24 hours. The first words out of their mouth is, you must be crazy. He fosters dogs with his wife, Janet. And wid-raisers during the pandemic canceled, he decided to run those marathons to raise money for nonprofits, bark nation and wagging tails dog rescue. Over the weekend, Dan started running. 23 hours, 44 minutes later, crossing the finish line. His dogs, Cleo and wile E, then running to him. A hug from his wife Janet. And right here tonight -- Hi David! And hello, America. He did it. What made it worthwhile was the support that I got from all the people during the race. And tonight we've learned Dan has raised $134,000. The support of all your viewers from across the nation has really launched our mission. The money know nated will help dogs like lizzy here who are part of our foster program find their forever homes. Onight here, Dan and his new I challenge people out there to think about great things they can do and fight to work to get it done and you will get it done. Dan helping S Bob: I had a son named Michael.

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