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Inspirational Scripps Employee Runs Boston Marathon

Union-Tribune Profiles Bear Attack Survivor Johan Otter

Scripps employee, Johan Otter, jogs along a bike lane with other racers at the Boston Marathon.

Johan Otter runs five days a week.

Union-Tribune Profiles Bear Attack Survivor Johan Otter

The San Diego Union-Tribune recently told the story of Johan Otter, who ran the famed Boston Marathon this week. In 2005, Otter, Scripps Health senior director of occupational health and wellness, and his daughter, Jenna, survived a grizzly bear attack that received national attention.

This was Otter's ninth Boston Marathon. He completed the race in 4 hours, 10 minutes, 11 seconds.

Read the story in the San Diego Union-Tribune: Runner who Survived Bear Attack Up to Challenges of Boston Marathon.

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