One member of the team comes from the hardest-hit part of Japan.
It weighs six pounds and can do almost anything.
A total of six, sub-2:09 marathons are expected to compete for the win.
It will take four days to complete.
It was his second attempt to run 365 marathons in 365 days.
In a country with a tradition of removing footwear, there are surprisingly few barefoot runners.
Mottram has been dealing with injury, but appears to be ready to race.
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Source: USATF INDIANAPOLIS – The Team USA squad has been finalized for the 2009 International Chiba Ekiden, USA Track & Field