Twins Cities marathon means tons of second-hand clothes donations

As they log the miles, Twin Cities marathoners also shed layers of clothes. For the fourth year, all the sweatshirts and jogging pants picked up along the 26-mile route will go to second-hand shops and be recycled. Last year's run produced some two tons of discarded clothes.
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As they log the miles, Twin Cities marathoners also shed layers of clothes. For the fourth year, all the sweatshirts and jogging pants picked up along the 26-mile route will go to second-hand shops and be recycled. Last year's run produced some two tons of discarded clothes.

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