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Sandpoint firefighter breaks world record while raising cancer awareness

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A Sandpoint firefighter is resting his feet Sunday after breaking a world record for the longest run in fire gear ever. Gwen Le TuTour ran 100 miles in full fire gear, smashing the previous record set when a firefighter ran a full marathon (26.2 miles) in fire gear.

Le TuTour finished the run in 28 hours and 49 minutes while carrying 30 lbs of gear

It was no easy feat, but the run wasn't just for pride, Le TuTour says it was to raise money for cancer research.

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