Liz Byron, a special education teacher at the Gardner Pilot Academy in Allston,
arrived in Morocco this week for the Marathon de Sables, otherwise known as "the toughest footrace on the planet."
The sixth-grade teacher is running the six-day, 155-mile self-supporting ultramarathon through the Sahara Desert to raise $50,000 for classroom laptops for her school.
Check out a blog post about Byron on Boston.com's The Buzz blog by clicking here.
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