Children watch as their father races in marathon

September 3, 2012 | 2:29 p.m. CDT
Hewitt, Athan, Cole and Ariana Kardis wait at the finish line with their mom, Julie Kardis, for their dad, Theodore Kardis, on Monday. Theodore Kardis finished 11th in the Heart of America Marathon, though he was unable to make a qualifying time for the Boston Marathon.

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