LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Of the thousands of participants, nearly every one of them have different reasons for running the Little Rock Marathon.
Some do it for fun, some for competition, and some do it support a cause.
73-year-old Don Wright, his daughter and his wife reside in Duluth, Minnesota, but Saturday they were participants in the Little Rock Marathon.
"We know this marathon because we did it eight years ago and I love it." In fact, Don Wright has competed in marathons in all 50 states.
"We kind of decided that we like traveling around the country and running in marathons. So, we just kind of picked one off here and there, Fargo, North Dakota, Green Bay Wisconsin," said Wright.
This year's Little Rock Marathon marks the 79th marathon for Don Wright. He is going to try to reach 100 by the end of the year.