BY LEANN DILBECK –
A Vandervoort native has qualified for the upcoming Boston Marathon. Jeffrey Dutton, a 1991 Van-Cove graduate and son of David and Maureen Dutton ran the Little Rock Marathon (26.2 miles) with an impressive 3:12. He ran in the men’s 40-44 division.
Dutton has been an avid runner since junior high but this is his first time to qualify for the Boston Marathon but said it was his sixth attempt at qualifying for one of the Nation’s most prestigious races that attracts runners from all around the globe.
Dutton currently resides in Washington D.C. as an International Trade Specialist for the Commerce Department.