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Australian couple runs a marathon a day for all of 2013.

When it comes to eating right and running far, a Melbourne, Australia couple sets the gold standard. According to Radio Australia, Alan Murray and Janette Murray-Wakelin have been running a marathon every day for all 365 days of 2013 throughout Australia.

The pair are both in their 60s and have been eating only raw, plant-based foods.

Today, they returned to Melbourne after logging over 15,000 kilometers.

“It feels great, we always knew we could do it, but just the feeling over the last couple of days knowing that it was going to happen is good,” said Alan Murray.

The couple aren’t strangers to taking on big feats. Back in 2000, they ran the length of New Zealand.

When she was 52, Janette Murray-Wakelin was diagnosed with breast cancer and given just a year to live.

“We’re eating fruit mainly — nothing peels faster than a banana, lots of greens, carrots and beets,” she said.

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