Fundraiser features marathon runner on treadmill in pub

A man was out to raise money for a local organization by running a marathon Saturday, but he wasn't hitting the streets.

Jimmy Booth is running a marathon on a treadmill inside O'Neil's Irish Pub in Norwalk to raise money for charity.

Jimmy Booth is running a marathon on a treadmill inside O'Neil's Irish Pub in Norwalk to raise money for charity. (7/30/16)

NORWALK - A man was out to raise money for a local organization by running a marathon Saturday, but he wasn't hitting the streets.

O'Neil's Irish Pub in Norwalk hosted the fifth annual Run in the Pub event, during which Norwalk resident Jimmy Booth runs a marathon on a treadmill.

This year the funds raised will go to Homes for the Brave, a nonprofit that provides housing and services to homeless military veterans.

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