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Among those running in today's 108th Boston Marathon is actor David James Elliott, star of CBS's military drama series "JAG." A veteran marathoner, Elliott's running to raise money for the Salvation Army. "It's a great organization that does great work," he said yesterday. Asked about the possibility of unusually high temperatures during the race, the rugged actor said he's not worried. "I'm not afraid of the heat," said Elliott, sounding like his "JAG" character, Navy Commander Harmon "Harm" Rabb. "I ran the LA marathon, and it was 95 degrees." Also donning sneaks for a good cause are Tom Brady's two sisters, Nancy and Julie Brady, who're running to support the American Liver Foundation. The women, who live in North Quincy, have been training for the race -- their first marathon -- since December. Babe Ruth's great-grandson will be running through the city as well. Chris Herrlein, whose maternal grandmother, Dorothy, was the Babe's daughter,is raising money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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