J.R. Martinez Tells His Story

J.R. describes his inspirational journey and explains a special tattoo.

1. J.R. Martinez’s Inspirational Timex Story

J.R. Martinez, American hero, is training with Timex Ironman® Run Trainer GPS to run the ING New York City Marathon on November 4th.

Running the marathon for Timex is J.R.’s next big step in an already inspirational journey. Back in 2003, J.R. Martinez overcame the odds to survive after having 34% of his body burned during a truck explosion while serving in Iraq. While it would have been easy for J.R. to feel sorry for himself, he chose a different route. J.R. chose to inspire others with his story of survival.

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