Wesley Korir running for a cause -- and eventually president of Kenya

Kenyan Wesley Korir won the 2012 Boston Marathon and hopes to add another victory in NYC Sunday.
AP

"I always tell people aim for the moon," he said, "you miss it, you land at the stars."

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.