July 4, 2016: Kyrgyz Republic #Dean525

July 4, 2016: Kyrgyz Republic #Dean525

July 4: Happy Independence Day! July 4th marked Dean's first full day in the Kyrgyz Republic.The morning started out overcast and drizzly, which was just what Dean needed after multiple days of 95+ degree weather.

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July 3, 2016: Kazakhstan to Kyrgyz Republic #Dean525

July 3, 2016: Kazakhstan to Kyrgyz Republic #Dean525

Dean started today at the Aisha Bibi, an 11th century mausoleum that serves as a monument to love and faithfulness. Today marked the end of Dean's first Kazakhstan leg.

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July 2, 2016: Kazakhstan #Dean525

July 2, 2016: Kazakhstan #Dean525

July 2 saw Dean run 47 miles (76 kilometers) from Qazygurt to Shymkent, Kazakhstan. For the departure from Qazygurt, Dean was joined by youth and local runners who came out early in the morning to see him off.

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July 1, 2016: Uzbekistan to Kazakhstan #Dean525

July 1, 2016: Uzbekistan to Kazakhstan #Dean525

Today Dean started the day with a running tour of Tashkent. From there Dean hit the road for a 13-mile run to the border between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan crossing over to be greeted by hundreds of people.

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June 30, 2016: Uzbekistan #Dean525

June 30, 2016: Uzbekistan #Dean525

Dean Karnazes participates in a live chat ta Radio ORIAT FM in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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June 29, 2016: Uzbekistan #Dean525

June 29, 2016: Uzbekistan #Dean525

In Dean's first day in Uzbekistan, he met with the Uzbekistan Paralympic Association, inspiring and encouraging the young athletes.
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