Dean is running the 2012 Antarctica Marathon to promote fitness and raise money for penguin conservation!


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Good Day Columbia – Running with the Birds

WACH FOX – December 12, 2011
I am interviewed by Tyler Ryan of WACH FOX about my 50 mile run (my longest run yet!) at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.


Ultra-marathoner runs 50 miles on treadmill at zoo

WIS News – December 11, 2011

Tyler’s Travels: Running 50 Miles is for the birds

Tyler Ryan of WACH FOX interviews me while I prepare for my 50 mile run at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.

Columbia Marathoner Runs 50 Miles for Penguin Conservation
I provide a short interview WHILE RUNNING (well, power-walking, but only during this interview) my 50 miles at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. (Story includes video)

Feature Story in Greater Columbia Business Monthly
Story ran in Greater Columbia Business Monthly’s December 2011 issue on pages 20-22.

Distance Running at a Penguin’s Pace
Front Page of THE STATE newspaper, November 3, 2011 (Story includes video)

Penguin Runs Columbia Race. Why?
WLTX TV News – November 4, 2011
Video Interview ยป

Columbia Runner Trains with Penguins to Prepare for Marathon!
WIS TV News – November 15, 2011

(Deadline 03/2012)

Raised so far!

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All Donors receive:

A beautiful poster created for this occasion by award-winning graphic designers. Signed by the artist of course.

A video thank you from me, directly from Antarctica.

Satisfaction that you've done a good deed by supporting conservation!

(All donations are tax deductible as well!)