San Quentin marathon offers inmates a sense of freedom

  • In this Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 file photo, Clifton Williams, right, hands out water as Wallace Jackson completes another lap around the prison yard in the San Quentin State Prison marathon in San Quentin, Calif. Aged 22 to 72, the competitors are all members of the maximum-security prison’s 1,000 Mile Club and include inmates incarcerated for rape, attempted murder and other charges. (Santiago Mejia/ San Francisco Chronicle via AP)

  • In this Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 file photo, Mark Alan Jarosik, front right, participates in the San Quentin State Prison marathon in San Quentin, Calif. Aged 22 to 72, the competitors are all members of the maximum-security prison’s 1,000 Mile Club and include inmates incarcerated for rape, attempted murder and other charges. (Santiago Mejia/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)

SAN FRANCISCO — Once a year, the running club at San Quentin Prison gets a chance to race in pursuit of glory.

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