Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Congratulations ...

... to my friend Todd Starnes of Fox News Radio, who crossed the finish line of the 2007 New York City Marathon, his first time ever completing such a race — less than two and a half years after he had aortic-valve replacement surgery.

"My unofficial time won’t make the record books — 6 hours and 53 minutes," he writes on his Marathon Todd blog. "Not bad for a rookie runner with a mechanical heart valve. I suppose I could’ve done better — but you know something? I crossed the finish line and that’s all that matters."

Do watch the video of his day at the race, which is aptly titled "Marathon Miracle" — you'll find it on Marathon Todd.