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Delray Beach man pulls tire for 24 hours on bridge to train for ultramarathon, raise money for Haiti

By Chris Alcantara - Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

For Frank McKinney, the Jack L. Saunders Bridge on East Linton Boulevard not only served as a training ground for an ultramarathon but it was a gateway to help raise money for struggling families in Haiti.

As part of his training, McKinney, a 49-year-old real estate developer, author and Delray Beach resident, on Saturday afternoon dragged a 25-pound tire for 24 hours nonstop in preparation for the Badwater Ultramarathon in July.

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