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MIAMI (CBS11) – He’s never run a marathon in his life but suddenly a North Texas man has three under his belt.

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State Representative from Frisco, Pat Fallon completed one Monday in Miami and is now off to Madrid in the World Marathon Challenge.

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It’s all in memory of 8-year-old, Jonny Wade, who died of brain cancer.  Fallon never met the boy or his family but he followed his brave fight through social media and now he and the family have become close.

He’s running to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer.

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