By Liz Wood 

Running to help spread God's word


Liz Wood

These students are planning to run a combined 99 1/2 mile run Saturday to raise money for a missionary in West Africa. Left to right are Aaron Detterer, Zowey Irby, Jeremy Detterer and Morgan Rempel.

Imagine running 52 miles in the cold and snow. That is exactly what Jeremy Detterer will be doing the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

He will not be alone though. Three other young people will be running different routes Saturday, but not as far.

The foursome attended a convention in Casper earlier this fall and decided they wanted to help a missionary raise money to purchase a car and an amplifier for his work in West Africa.

Jeremy is the strongest of the runners and challenged himself to run 52 miles from Saratoga to Rawlins or vice versa, depending on the wind that day. Rather than running...

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