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New York City Marathon Wrap

Early in November, six first responders set off from Sydney Airport bound for the United States to represent Fortem Australia in the New York Marathon. Two NSW Police Officers, two

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The road to NYC: Tim’s story

NSW Police Officer Tim Egan has always enjoyed running.  From the early points of his career, before moving to the state’s west and eventually ending up in the Hunter region, he

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The road to NYC: Vanessa’s story

As well as the difficulties that come with a decade-long career as a police officer, Vanessa also witnessed the death of her training partner while on a ride in 2010. She describes running and triathlons as her saving grace, ever since she discovered the benefits of exercise for mental health.

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The road to NYC: Dan’s story

When the opportunity arose for first responders to run the New York Marathon, Queensland Police Officer Dan Wicks knew he wanted to be part of it. He had been selected as a reserve runner, in case one of the original four were not able to make it. Last month, he got the call to say that he would be on the plane with them.

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