Family and friends were on hand May 31 to surprise Pat Brown (center in the baseball cap) and lend their support by joining him for his last run of a 32-year streak and cheering him on from the sidelines (photo courtesy of the Brown family).

North Central resident Pat Brown ended an incredible 32-year running streak on May 31 as he prepared to undergo hip replacement surgery June 1.

“Pat has run every day for more than 32 years,” said Brown’s wife, Dawn. “That includes the day we met, the day we got married, the day our children were born — every day! And most of that has been in North Central Phoenix.”

The Browns moved to the area in 1995.


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