NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — Retired softball star Jennie Finch will run the 2011 ING New York City Marathon for charity.
The 31-year-old Finch gave birth to her second son in June. She’ll start last in the field, and sponsor Timex will donate $1 to New York Road Runners’ youth programs for each person she passes.READ MORE: Wife Of Top Cuomo Aide Shows Support On Social Media For Governor's Latest Sexual Harassment Accuser
Former Giants receiver Amani Toomer did the same last year and overtook more than half the field, raising $25,817.
This is Finch’s first marathon. She ran a half-marathon while 20 weeks pregnant.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: Competitors Johnson & Johnson And Merck & Co. Teaming Up To Increase Supply
Finch won an Olympic gold medal in 2004 and silver in 2008. She retired last year.
The NYC Marathon will be run on Nov. 6.
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