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Why Dierks Bentley's Wife Ran The Boston Marathon

As someone who lived in Boston for a good chunk of his life, I applaud anyone who DRIVES 26 miles in Massachusetts. I can't imagine running the Boston marathon. It takes heart and so much determination. Many who run other marathons are never able to run Boston's because of the time requirements.

Here we go @cassrunsboston17! Your @bostonmarathon pit crew is ready to cheer you on! number one fans. CRUSH IT #beboston

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So that's even more reason to congratulate Dierks Bentley's wife Cassidy. The 41 year old finished today's marathon in under 3-1/2 hours. It was her second Boston Marathon, according to WATE. But best of all was her reason for running - she raised over $20,000 for a homeless shelter in Nashville.