+ Around the world in running shoes
Former Longboat Key resident John Wallace is finally retiring his running shoes after 372 marathons in 121 countries.
Wallace, 70, recently returned from Pristina, Kosovo, where he competed in the country’s first marathon. A veteran runner, he has completed a marathon in every country of Europe. His total of 121 countries is a world record.
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