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Online Voting for Jorge Garcia Starts July 27

GLEN CARBON, ILL. – There are the moments in one's life that tear a person down, but at the same time, help him find the strength to build himself up stronger than ever before. From losing his mom to domestic violence as a child to suffering a devastating injury during the Pikes Peak Marathon, ultra-marathoner Jorge Garcia has used everything he's faced to achieve greatness on the running trail.

A veteran of the United States Marines, Garcia discovered his passion for running in boot camp. Since then, he has pushed the limits of physicality as a two-time Boston Marathon Qualifier and 100-mile ultra-marathoner. This May, Garcia achieved his biggest goal – completing marathons in all 50 states. He's also a Boeing employee, father of two, and an avid cheerleader for St. Louis' running community.

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