Juneau's Dr. Janice Sheufelt finished the 2014 Race Across America, or RAAM, ultramarathon bicycle race at 9:25 a.m. Sunday morning (EST), crossing the finish line of the 3,000 mile race from Oceanside, Calif. to Annapolis, Md.
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Juneau's Dr. Janice Sheufelt, age 47, is near Athen's, Ohio and approximately 2,600 miles along in the 2014 Race Across America, or RAAM, ultramarathon bicycle race. "She is doing well right now," crew chief, and husband, Jim Sheufelt said.
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