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Todd Poer, director of maintenance and transportation for Payson Unified School District, stands in the maintenance yard where he spends his days. Poer recently completed a rim-to-rim-to-rim hike of the Grand Canyon, running roughly 27 of the total 48 miles hiked in under 18 hours.

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‘Miracles’ lead to marathon run

As a boy, Todd Poer wanted desperately to be an athlete. Despite horrid asthma, he tried out for track anyway. A quarter of the way around the track, Poer’s asthmatic fits forced him to stop.


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