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Rowland Joiner

Local man will run in pre-2012 Olympics event

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The Rev. Rowland Joiner, 81, has been selected as one of 5,000 men and women who will take part in a 5-mile run-walk event on March 31 in London, England - the first competitive event in the London Olympics.


Joiner, who was born in England, was one of many thousands who applied through a lottery drawing process to take part in the race. He was shocked when his name was selected.

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