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A 124-Mile Jewish Relay Race

When you think of Jews and running, you might imagine Dustin Hoffman chugging along in Central Park in the 1976 movie “Marathon Man.” Or if you’re really savvy, you might be reminded of Abel Kiviat, the middle-distance runner who held a slew of world records in the 1920s.

But JRunners, a new Brooklyn-based group, aims to expand on that image. The organization, which was started a few months ago to raise money for charity, is signing up runners for its first race, a 200-kilometer (roughly 124-mile) “Jewish Relay Race,” to be held in late July.

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A 124-Mile Jewish Relay Race

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