Much more than a medal

Long-distance running has exploded among women in the last decade, and the Indigenous Marathon Project is helping to bring plenty more into the sport, as well as educate runners about healthy lifestyles.

Allirra Braun crossed the finish line at the New York Marathon last November, but as Hera Mag‘s Andrea Rognstrand discovers, changing the lives of people in her home town of Katherine, NT, is the ultimate victory.

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