NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – With seven months until race day, this is around the time when most people training for the New York City Marathon.
But for one man from New Rochelle, this is the home stretch for a much longer marathon. He embarked on a journey inspired by his wife’s battle with cancer.
Tom Dente starting running marathons in a typical way.
“Well I figured that I, good mid-life crisis. I’m 40, might as well do something and see if I can push it out and do it and get it done,” Dente told WCBS 880’s Sean Adams.