After he finished the New York City Marathon in 2006, Lance Armstrong called the marathon “without a doubt the hardest physical thing I have ever done.” But it didn’t stop the seven-time Tour de France champion from attempting the race again the following year. He trained a little better in 2007, which resulted in a better time and less pain.
The Green Lantern actor ran the New York City Marathon like a true superhero, completing the race in an impressive time, and doing it as a member of the Michael J. Fox’s Foundation for Parkinson Research’s Team Fox in honor of his father, who has Parkinson’s Disease.
Jett is the Host of JD247.com and the Host of the HMMA Award shows in Hollywood CA. His next run will be in Las Vegas NV, December 2012.
Grammy-award-winning singer Alanis Morissette couldn’t keep up with Ed Norton in the New York City Marathon in 2009, but she joined efforts with him by raising money for the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust.