A Father's Odyssey: 75 Marathons in 75 Days

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Driven by the experience of raising three children on his own, Terry Hitchcock wanted to accomplish the impossible: run the 2,000 miles between Saint Paul and Atlanta in 75 straight days to help Americans everywhere see how much single-parent families need their compassion and support. To achieve his goal, Terry had to run the equivalent of one marathon each day for two and a half months, this despite being 57 years old and having a weak heart, bad knees, and shaky ankles. And he did it! Terry crossed his finish line in Atlanta in time for the opening ceremonies of the 1996 Summer Olympics. Terry’s story shows one man’s love for children and his concern for the plight of those who struggle every day with the often heartbreaking challenges of single-parent families. He wanted his feat to shine a light on the challenges involved and the need for more support for these parents and children. North Troy will tell Terry’s story, a tale that will entertain and inspire everyone who reads it.

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NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE Terry, a highly sought after motivational speaker is an author, entrepreneur, teacher, activist and business consultant and has entertained various audiences with a unique, passionate and heartfelt style of communicating. He reaches school children, university students, business leaders and professional athletes with the same enthusiasm, portraying the human spirit that comes from his personal experiences of adversity and triumph ... and never giving up. In addition to motivational speaking, Terry has authored the successful book, American Business: The Last Hurrah? and co-authored several books, including A Father’s Odyssey, upon which the films My Run and Pushing Life are based. Three years ago, Terry had 21,243,599 impressions/followers and eighteen months ago, he had 66,173,470 impressions/followers and is called America’s Hero for the message he delivers.

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