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Sarah Reinertsen, 37, is a champion runner who (Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Sarah Reinertsen, 37, is a champion runner who competes in marathons and triathlons She stands on a trail on Central Park. She will run the NYC Marathon in November. In addition, she is a spokeswoman for the Got Chocolate Milk national ad campaign. (June 15, 2012)

LI leg amputee sets records

Sarah Reinertsen, 37, who grew up in Huntington, is the first female leg amputee to complete an Ironman competition. She is also a record-setting marathoner, Amazing Race participant and the current spokeswoman for the You Got Chocolate Milk campaign.

Sarah Reinertsen, a Huntington native, is a leg
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Sarah Reinertsen, a Huntington native, is a leg amputee and competes in marathons and triathlons. She will run the NYC Marathon in November. In addition, she is a spokeswoman for the "Got Chocolate Milk" national ad campaign. (June 15, 2012)

Sarah Reinertsen, 37, is a champion runner who
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Sarah Reinertsen, 37, is a champion runner who competes in marathons and triathlons She stands on a trail on Central Park. She will run the NYC Marathon in November. In addition, she is a spokeswoman for the Got Chocolate Milk national ad campaign. (June 15, 2012)

Sarah Reinertsen, a Huntington native, is a leg
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Sarah Reinertsen, a Huntington native, is a leg amputee and competes in marathons and triathlons She stands on a trail on Central Park. She will run the NYC Marathon in November. In addition, she is a spokeswoman for the Got Chocolate Milk national ad campaign. (June 15, 2012)

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Sarah Reinertsen runs a trail on Central Park.
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Sarah Reinertsen runs a trail on Central Park. She will run the NYC Marathon in November. In addition, she is a spokeswoman for the Got Chocolate Milk national ad campaign. (June 15, 2012)

Sarah Reinertsen runs a trail on Central Park.
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Sarah Reinertsen runs a trail on Central Park. She will run the NYC Marathon in November. In addition, she is a spokeswoman for the Got Chocolate Milk national ad campaign. (June 15, 2012)

Sarah Reinertsen stands on a trail on Central
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Sarah Reinertsen stands on a trail on Central Park. She will run the NYC Marathon in November. In addition, she is a spokeswoman for the Got Chocolate Milk national ad campaign. (June 15, 2012)

Athlete Sarah Reinertsen celebrates the unveiling of her
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Athlete Sarah Reinertsen celebrates the unveiling of her participation in the Got Chocolate Milk ad campaign during a benefit for challenged athletes at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Manhattan. (June 13, 2012)

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