Wounded Marine running 31 marathons in 31 days to raise funds for veterans

Rob Jones is seen in this undated image. (KGO-TV)

A marine who lost both legs in combat is raising money for his fellow veterans by running 31 marathons in 31 cities in 31 days.

Rob Jones hit the streets of San Francisco Saturday, stop 17 of the 31. He wants to raise $1 million for wounded veterans' charities.

In 2010 during a deployment to Afghanistan, Jones stepped on a landmine.

He had both legs removed above his knees.

Since then he's competed in the Paralympics and rode across the U.S. for charity.

Click here to help Jones.

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