Man pushes mother with ALS by New Jersey Marathon a fourth time
April 27, 2015 - als
LONG BRANCH – Illinois proprietor Chris Benyo never struggles to find a proclivity to pull himself by a New Jersey Marathon. She’s right in front of him each step of a way.
For a fourth uninterrupted year, Benyo ran a marathon with his mother Denise DiMarzo, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2010 only 6 months after their wedding,
Before her diagnosis, DiMarzo asked Benyo, a maestro of some-more than 30 marathons during a time, if he would run one with her.
In 2012, Benyo kept his guarantee by pulling his mother by New Jersey Marathon in an adult jogging hiker in only underneath 5 hours.
After Hurricane Sandy scorched a Jersey Shore towns where DiMarzo lived for most of her life – including Sea Bright, Asbury Park, and Long Branch – they motionless to run a marathon again in 2013, this time finishing in 5 hours, 27 minutes.
Last year, only 6 days after completing a Boston Marathon in 4 hours, 36 minutes, a integrate finished a New Jersey Marathon three-peat in 4 hours, 38 minutes.
On Sunday, there were a few informed sights during a finish line of a New Jersey Marathon: Benyo giving his mother a congratulatory kiss, afterwards branch to cuddle a friends who trafficked from Illinois to run a marathon with them and DiMarzo nod everybody with an ear-to-ear smile.
This year, they finished what Benyo called a “more technical” redesigned New Jersey Marathon march in reduction than 4 hours, 17 minutes.
“This was by distant a best time yet… and it’s all her, she’s a inspiration,” an romantic Benyo pronounced during a finish line.
Benyo pronounced DiMarzo was bundled adult some-more this year and indispensable to be readjusted in a hiker a few times, though that she enjoyed a marathon knowledge as she always does.
“New Jersey is going home for me, zero compares to being surrounded by family and friends, holding in a monumental sights of a coastline, and carrying a using group with us,” DiMarzo, who communicates by an electronic communication device, told NJ.com following a 2014 race.
The integrate helped lifted some-more than $26,200 for ALS investigate this year in allege of a New Jersey Marathon and they are already looking forward to a 2016 race.
“She’ll keep entrance behind each year as prolonged as she is means to,” Benyo said. “We’ll get her here.”