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While Most of Us Were Brunching, Alicia Keys Ran the NYC Marathon

By November 1, 2015 No Comments

Alicia Keys should be very proud of herself right now. While most of us were sleeping, binging on Netflix, or planning where Sunday's brunch would be, the Grammy Award-winning singer ran the NYC Marathon – her first marathon ever! Alongside a group that included her brother, the singer ran the marathon to raise money for Keep a Child Alive, an organization that helps children and families affected by HIV. Alicia first announced her intent to run on her Instagram account and has managed to squeeze in training over the last few months amid her responsibilities as a mother and entertainer. When Sunday came, she was ready for the challenge and crossed the finish line with a huge smile on her face, finishing with a time of 5:50:52.

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Clint is a dad and husband trying to stay in shape. He's also a highly opinionated fitness enthusiast and author of Reveal The Steel. Follow him on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Google+

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