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100 Miles in the Shoes of Endurance Runner Jesse Lang

Jesse Lang runs through waterfall

Jesse Lang runs in the Gorge Waterfalls 100K April 8 in Columbia River Gorge, Ore. Lang finished sixth among the race’s 206 finishers, crossing the line in 10 hours, 3 minutes and 1 second. Glenn Tachiyama   -  Courtesy of Jesse Lang

Jesse Lang is a pretty normal guy.

His family moved from Colville to the Tri-Cities when he was 6 years old, so he eventually graduated from Richland High School, then attended Central Washington University and now holds a day job as a third-generation employee at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

And a couple times a year, he’s a voluntary participant in 100-mile races.

Read the article in its entirety at Tri-City Herald.