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Local ladies travel to POW Marathon


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Jo Ann Day, left, and Marketa Ith pose with the half marathon plaques they earned last month at the 17th Annual Prince of Wales Island Marathon.

A handful of local women took part in the 17th Annual Prince of Wales Island Marathon held on May 28. The women participating in the half marathon placed high, including Jo Ann Day.

This year's event marked the fourth time participating for Day, and her finish was her best yet. It was her second year taking on the half marathon. Her previous best was 14th place in 2015.

"I was so excited, it'll probably never happen again, so I'm just going to enjoy the moment," she says laughing. "I have incredible training partners that help me."

The group gets together four times a week to do speed work...

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