Many people have been and are still inspiring on the Baton’s journey, none less than Jax Owns who in turn found holding the American Baton powerful enough to finish a marathon, something she had never attempted before since becoming an amputee – a truly humbling experience…

By the time Alan had returned to Quantico where he was staying Jax had been on the Baton’s website, made this article and posted it on the Baton’s Facebook page.