Skin Cancer Prevention Message from US 50k Record Holder Josh Cox

As an ultramarathon runner who spends a lot of time outside, 50k American Record Holder Josh Cox knows that along with his time in the sun comes the serious risk of skin cancer caused by the sun’s damaging UV rays. That’s why he takes action to protect his skin before every run.

In honor of Skin Cancer Awareness Month this May and the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Save Your Skin Campaign Josh shares a few steps you can take to protect your skin from the sun — this summer and all year round.

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