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At San Quentin Prison, there's a theater program, a football team, a newspaper, a podcast to work on and, for anybody who wants to run, the San Quentin Marathon. (Jianca Lazarus, Courtesy 26.2 to Life)
At San Quentin Prison, there's a theater program, a football team, a newspaper, a podcast to work on and, for anybody who wants to run, the San Quentin Marathon. (Jianca Lazarus, Courtesy 26.2 to Life)
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The 1,000 Mile Club in Marin County, California, is not a typical running club. Many of its members are serving life sentences. This week on Only A Game, running the San Quentin Prison Marathon. Also, a story about a father and son — and learning how to pass on a love of baseball. And, an Arab-Israeli brother and sister advocate for peace on and off the tennis court. Join us!

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This program aired on March 24, 2018.

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