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Snow does not keep Tulsa runners from training

Posted at 7:33 PM, Jan 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-09 20:33:49-05
With rain and snow hitting areas of Tulsa hard this morning many drivers were on high alert braving through winter weather. However for many Tulsans it was just another stroll in the park.
 
"Weather won't stop me. If I have to walk crawl or whatever I do, I'll get to the finish line", said Jenny Boissenin.
 
Starting around 7 a.m.  areas of Tulsa began seeing snowflakes and rain, but it didn't scare off hundreds of people who were out training for marathons. 
 
"It's a big day for people that are doing a race later in the spring when it's going to be pretty warm, but they gotta start now to put in the miles.", said Jim Kryder.
  
Even with some areas of Tulsa reaching below freezing temperatures, people were still out running. 
 
"The snow itself is nothing new because I'm from South Bend, Indiana. Therefore, this is a piece of cake compared to South Bend." 
 
Although the majority of marathons take place during much warmer times of the year, runners say training in the snow is a memory that's hard to forget. 
 
"When the weather is kind of normal they're training day in and day out and they can all seem the same, but these are the days that they normally talk about a while after.", said Fleet Fleet manager Lancer Miller
 
Sunday' s temperatures are expected to drop into the high teens
 
 
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