Lori Michener runs the mile-loop through Woodsfield Saturday, Oct.6 during the first few hours of Charlie’s Run. Michener finished the 12-hour event with 45 miles.Runners pass each other as the run through the course during Charlie’s Run Saturday, Oct. 6 in Woodsfield.

Runners overcome the heat, their bodies in 41st Charlie’s Run

More than 20 years ago, John Zerger, of Salisbury, North Carolina, had a college professor that told him he trained too much.

A running enthusiast, Zerger said he would constantly do math problems on his longer runs.

At one point, he said, he solved a challenging equation that had stumped his fellow classmates for years.

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