40 Celebrities Who Have Run Marathons

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Ethan Hawke
> Occupation: Actor
> Marathon(s): 2015 New York City Marathon

Actor Ethan Hawke finished the 2015 New York City Marathon in 4:25:30. Hawke, who starred in the movies “Training Day” and “Before Sunset,” ran to raise funds and awareness on behalf of The Doe Fund to combat criminal recidivism.

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Michael Balzary (Flea)
> Occupation: Musician
> Marathon(s): 2012 Los Angeles Marathon

Michael Balzary, better known as Flea, is the bass player for the six-time Grammy Award-winning funk/alternative rock group Red Hot Chili Peppers. He ran the 2012 Los Angeles Marathon in 3:41:49.

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Freddie Prinze Jr.
> Occupation: Actor
> Marathon(s): 2006 Los Angeles Marathon

Actor Freddie Prinze Jr. (“She’s All That,” “Scooby-Doo”) crossed the finish line at the 2006 Los Angeles Marathon with a time of 5:50:49, running under the name Freddie James (James is his middle name).

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Gordon Ramsay
> Occupation: Celebrity chef
> Marathon(s): 2004 London Marathon

In-your-face celebrity chef and TV food-show host Gordon Ramsay (“Hell’s Kitchen” “MasterChef USA”) ran the 2004 London Marathon in a respectable 3:30:37.

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James Blake
> Occupation: Tennis player
> Marathon(s): 2015 New York City Marathon

Former tennis professional James Blake, who once was ranked fourth in the world and was the No. 1 U.S. player, hit the New York City pavement in 2015 and ran the marathon in 3:51:19.

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