Posted 6/16/2011 at www.capegazette.com
Tears mixed with sweat and dirt as Andrew and Rory Rogan broke across the finish line of their first ultra-marathon. Racing 31.07 miles along the winding trails of the Potomac River, the brothers completed the 50K Northface Endurance Challenge in 6:18:36. However, as they slowed to a stop and the finisher’s medals were placed around their necks, the sense of joy did not come from finishing the race, nor did it come from sliding into an ice bath.
Joy came from the overwhelming sense of support that had been shown for their dad, Ched Rogan, in his fight against cancer.
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