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After long delay in Antarctica, Kim Pursley finishes seventh marathon

After long delay in Antarctica, Kim Pursley finishes seventh marathon

Running Although poor weather conditions kept her from the seven-day goal of her Triple 7 Quest series, Kim Pursley has returned home after successfully running seven marathons on seven continents. Pursley, 44, of Forest Hill was 20 minutes from landing in Antarctica on Feb. 14, but her plane had to turn back and return to Chile because of poor visibility. She instead arrived in Antarctica last Wednesday, and she and her fellow runners "awoke to snow and the start of the Penguin Marathon at 6:00 a.m.," Pursley wrote in an email Tuesday to The Baltimore Sun. "The Penguin Marathon on King George Island is more or less an ultra terrain run course. It is muddy, hilly, and rocky....

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