Wife Takes Lead in Race With Iron Man
March 26, 2012
By: Charles Crumpley, David Nusbaum, Jonathan Polakoff, Jacquelyn Ryan

This month’s L.A. Marathon was Roi Shleifer’s fifth 26.2-mile race, but in another way it was a first for him and his wife: They finished the marathon together. Sort of.

The senior managing director in real estate brokerage Studley Inc.’s downtown L.A. office had been training for the March 18 race with his wife, Penny, but hadn’t planned to run it side by side.

At the start, Shleifer, a triathlete training for the Iron Man Triathlon this fall, wanted to beat his personal best of 3 hours and 45 minutes ...

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