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Terminally Ill Man Completes Marathon While Toting Oxygen Tank

A terminal case of pulmonary fibrosis wasn’t enough to keep Evans Wilson from finishing a marathon. Wilson, 63, finished the Seattle Marathon in just under 11 hours November 27, and toted an oxygen tank the entire way. He said he wanted to raise awareness of the disease as well as to raise up to $50,000 for research into a potential cure. His time was three hours less than his goal of 14 hours. The former runner, who was diagnosed with the debilitating lung disease at age 57,...

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