KATU 2 Portland

Double amputee plans to run 31 marathons in 31 cities in 31 days

"I'm trying to be an example of a guy who had a traumatic experience in Afghanistan and was still able to get back on my feet and find a way of contributing and staying in the fight," he said. He's also raising money for charities that help veterans. He's a Paralympic bronze medalist and he's already cycled across the country. "He's really inspiring... he just doesn't quit," Josh Brooks, a fellow Marine who served alongside Jones, said. His mom and wife have been by his side through the entire journey."