The marathon to the town of Marathon is a 26.2 mile race that starts near Ft. Stockton, ends in Marathon and offers participants water every two miles or so. Pictured above is one such, “stop” whereat a woman holds out a cup of water for an oncoming jogger. Not everyone in this race is a diehard competitor, as is illustrated here by a participant who had paused for a chat in the foreground.
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