Michigan runner passes through region on cross-country trek

Extreme distance runner Chris Nicholas of Grand Rapids, Mich., makes his way into Old Saybrook Tuesday Oct. 23, 2012.  Nicholas is on the ninth day of his second cross-country run, which he started in Portland Maine.  Nicholas started his first run on March 25th in Washington D.C. and ran to Santa Monica, CA.  His final destination for this second run is Portland, OR and if he makes it to California before March 24th, 2013, he will be the first runner to run across the country twice in the same calendar year.  Nicholas's run is a solo fund raiser for the Wounded Warrior Project, St. Jude Children's Hospital and the Make A Wish Foundation.  For more information on Nicholas's run follow him at www.RunAndFinish.com.
Extreme distance runner Chris Nicholas of Grand Rapids, Mich., makes his way into Old Saybrook Tuesday Oct. 23, 2012. Nicholas is on the ninth day of his second cross-country run, which he started in Portland Maine. Nicholas started his first run on March 25th in Washington D.C. and ran to Santa Monica, CA. His final destination for this second run is Portland, OR and if he makes it to California before March 24th, 2013, he will be the first runner to run across the country twice in the same calendar year. Nicholas's run is a solo fund raiser for the Wounded Warrior Project, St. Jude Children's Hospital and the Make A Wish Foundation. For more information on Nicholas's run follow him at www.RunAndFinish.com. Tim Cook/The Day

Extreme distance runner Chris Nicholas of Grand Rapids, Mich., made his way into Old Saybrook this morning on the ninth day of his second cross-country run, which started in Portland Maine. 

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