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Cellist runs for charity

By Sean Clancy

This article was published January 29, 2017 at 2:32 a.m.

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David Gerstein recently completed his second Dopey Challenge — a 5K, 10K, half-marathon and full marathon over four days — at Walt Disney World, raising $5,500 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

David Gerstein, principal cellist with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, runs in marathons to raise money for charities like St. Jude Children’s Resear...

It was 2011 and David Gerstein was living across from the Arkansas Arts Center, right along the route of the annual Little Rock Marathon. While watching the runners race by that year, Gerstein, principal cellist for the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, told himself that he would run in the next year's marathon.

David Gerstein, principal cellist with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, runs in marathons to raise money for charities like St. Jude Children’s Resear...

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