40 Celebrities Who Have Run Marathons

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Ryan Reynolds
> Occupation: Actor
> Marathon(s): 2008 New York City Marathon

Actor Ryan Reynolds (“Deadpool,” “Red Notice”) ran the 2008 New York City Marathon in 3:50:22 to raise money for Parkinson’s disease research (his father suffered from Parkinson’s, dying from it in 2020).

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Sean Astin
> Occupation: Actor
> Marathon(s): 1998 Los Angeles Marathon

Sean Astin, who appeared in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and as a young actor in “The Goonies,” ran the 1998 Los Angeles Marathon in 4:04:42. He hasn’t stopped running; Astin has run in 13 marathons and one Ironman triathlon to date.

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Sean Combs
> Occupation: Musician
> Marathon(s): 2003 New York City Marathon

Singer P. Diddy – born Sean Combs – helped raise more than $2 million to help New York City’s public schools by running the 2003 New York City Marathon, overcoming leg cramps for half the race to finish in 4:14:54. A two-part MTV documentary chronicled his nearly two-month preparation for the race.

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Shia LaBeouf
> Occupation: Actor
> Marathon(s): 2010 Los Angeles Marathon

Actor Shia LaBeouf (“Honey Boy,” “Transformers”) ran the 2010 Los Angeles Marathon in 4:35:31. He did so to honor veterans and to benefit U.S. Vets, the country’s largest non-profit veterans’ service organization.

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Terri Hatcher
> Occupation: Actor
> Marathon(s): 2014 New York City Marathon

Actor Terri Hatcher (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman,” “Desperate Housewives”) ran the 2014 New York City Marathon in 5:06:42. She ran again in 2018 with her daughter, finishing in 5:51:21. Together they raised $11,000 for the organization Save the Children.

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