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D.C. Runners Form 'The Dojo Of Pain'

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Daniel Yi, Richard Rainey, PJ Martinez, Brian Savitch and Jeff King begin running at Hains Point.
Kavitha Cardoza
Daniel Yi, Richard Rainey, PJ Martinez, Brian Savitch and Jeff King begin running at Hains Point.

Daniel Yi, Richard Rainey, Brian Savitch, Jeff King, and P.J. Martinez are the latter. Part of a running group who call themselves 'The Dojo of Pain,' they meet at Hains Point in D.C. at 6 a.m. for 24-mile runs -- rain or shine.

WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza met up with them at Hains Point early one spring morning to watch them run through the pain, egg each other on, and explain what drives them.

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