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Fallbrook's 'Hammerin Hank' runs for Semper Fi Fund; retired Marine's goal is to run 25 marathons in 2014


Last updated 6/12/2014 at Noon

When 58-year-old ‘Hammerin Hank’ sets his mind to do something, the retired Marine Corps veteran gets it accomplished. Colonel Hank Donigan, a Fallbrook resident since 2003, plans to run a total of 25 marathons this year to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund.

His goal is to raise a total of $25,077 by the end of those races. Donigan breaks it down to $1,000 per race with an extra $77 to signify the year (1977) he graduated from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

Donigan retired from the Marine Corps in 2007, after 30 years of service, with a 80 percent disability, which has...

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