Following her return, the artist took a moment to thank everyone for their "prayers, love, and support" -- and especially the North Bergen Police Department for bringing her home safe.
Sharing a picture alongside the NYPD, Miz Quigley penned:
J.R. Martinez, former U.S. Army soldier, motivational speaker and winner of DWTS is taking on his newest challenge… running the NY Marathon!
He recently tweeted:
— J.R. Martinez (@iamjrmartinez) September 12, 2012
Running 26 miles seems like nothing compared to surviving burns over 40% of his body while in combat.
We're glad he's being healthy and going for the long run!
Hopefully he can inspire others using his motivational skills! Get out there people!
Go for a run!
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[Image via DJDM/WENN.]