Vail woman runs her one-and-only marathon in Antarctica

Vail woman runs her one-and-only marathon in Antarctica
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By Randy Wyrick

Vail’s Karen Lupis ran her one and only marathon in Antarctica, because nothing tops running at the bottom of the world.“This is my first and last marathon,” Lupis said smiling.And how did Lupis end up in Antarctica? We’re glad you asked.Southbound sensationShe’s an East Coast native and lived a decade or so in Philadelphia. In 2013, she decided to move to Vail.Her parents moved to Fort Collins to be close to her sister, brother-in-law and their children. Lupis decided she’d head to the High Country.“I picked my favorite ski town,” she said.One of her Philly friends, Taylor Gill, is a …

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