\\
currently reading
2012 ELECTION, ILLINOIS, POLITICS, THE STATE OF STATES

Duckworth Training For Chicago Marathon

Congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth says shes training for her third Chicago Marathon.

Duckworth was an Army helicopter pilot in the Iraq War when she lost her legs in combat. She competes with a hand-crank bicycle.

The marathon is Oct. 9. She’s completed two previous marathons.Shes inviting reporters to join her workout, which starts at 6:30 a.m. Monday in Cook Countys Paul Douglas Forest Preserve.

Duckworth is a former Veterans Affairs official in the Obama administration. She faces a Democratic challenge from Raja Krishnamoorthi. He narrowly lost the primary for Illinois comptroller in 2010.

via The Associated Press

Discussion

No comments yet.

Have Something To Say?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

GET IT IN YOUR INBOX

Favorite Topics:

The Archives:

%d bloggers like this: