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CBS 5 Phoenix

Former Marine is running 31 marathons in 31 days on prosthetic legs

"Double amputee Rob Jones is on his way to completing 31 marathons in 31 days. He was a Marine in Afghanistan when he was combat wounded.. He made a stop here and is on his way to New Mexico."

Fox 10 Phoenix

Marine veteran runs 31 marathons in 31 different cities in 31 days

"To raise funds and awareness to increase service for veterans, known as the Rob Jones' Journey, he's in the middle of running 31 marathons in 31 days in 31 different cities. With the support of his family and friends, Rob is feeling pretty good. "I started in London, 10/12, and made my way to Philly from there, and I've been going counter-clockwise around America, makin' my way back East now," he said. "Yeah, today's number 20."

NBC 12 News Phoenix

Wounded vet running marathons to support fellow troops

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"Jones' mission is multifaceted this time around. His primary goal is to continue to improve his own health and wellbeing, as well as that of his fellow Marines, soldiers and airmen. "I hope to raise awareness concerning the struggle of America’s veteran population," Jones said. And as he ticks off the miles on a course that will eventually end at the Mall in Washington, D.C., Jones says he hopes to prove to the able-bodied world that a wounded veteran still has an immense amount of value in the 21st century."

ABC 9 Phoenix

Double-amputee stops in Phoenix for 31 marathons in 31 days

"The marathoner worked hard to recover and gain the use of his prosthetics, where he discovered his talent for running. "You wouldn't expect a double, above-the-knee amputee to be very good at running so I'm just trying to change the perspective as well," says Jones."