Puerto Rico pride … 🇵🇷
Lisa Richardson of Hastings, left, running the Antarctic Ice Marathon in November 2015, with Sasie Smittipatana of Thailand, center, and Teresa Strad of the Cayman Islands, right.
A report by Richard Chin for the Minnesota Star Tribune.
Lisa Richardson loves marathons so much she’s going to the ends of the earth to run them.
In November 2015, the 41-year-old Hastings woman ran “the Southernmost Marathon on Earth,” the Antarctic Ice Marathon, on a glacier in the Antarctic continent.
On Sunday, she aims to run the North Pole Marathon, the world’s most northerly marathon.
Richardson’s parents are Puerto Rican, and Chad Richardson said he thinks his wife, who grew up in Ohio and Puerto Rico, will be the only Puerto Rican-American to run a marathon at both Antarctica and the North Pole.
She’s not the fastest or the most experienced runner.
Richardson has run seven marathons total since she…
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