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Las Vegas man runs 100 miles to bring awareness to veteran suicide

Posted at 6:29 AM, May 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-25 19:33:21-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A Las Vegas man is running 100 miles to bring awareness to veteran suicide.

Peter Makredes started running on Sunday at 8 a.m. and kept going until around 8 a.m. on Monday, which is Memorial Day. He completed the run around a loop just under half-a-mile long at Exploration Peak Park. The feat took well over 200 laps.

You can check his Instagram account at @peter_the_dream. This is a video he shared of the first mile:

And here's a video of Makredes almost 100 miles later:

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