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Meet The Two Guys Who Ran 35 Miles A Day From Atlanta To Ferguson

"I had a reason to run, not to run from my problems, but to run towards a problem," said Londrelle Hall.

Posted on November 24, 2014, at 11:17 a.m. ET

On Nov. 3, Londrelle Hall, 28, and Ray Mills, 29, started running from Atlanta, Georgia.

Their goal: To travel to Ferguson, Missouri, by foot to raise awareness of police violence in America — and hopefully raise funds for the families of police shooting victims like Michael Brown, John Crawford III, and Charles Smith.

Ray Mills (L) and Londrelle Hall view the Michael Brown memorial Nov. 23, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Ray Mills (L) and Londrelle Hall view the Michael Brown memorial Nov. 23, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.

Hall, a videographer and artist, and Mills, a credit repair executive, told NBC News they don’t consider themselves runners. They only trained for a few weeks before embarking on their journey — covering up to 35 miles per day.

Ray Mills and Londrelle Hall.
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Ray Mills and Londrelle Hall.

"I had a reason to run, not to run from my problems, but to run towards a problem and run for the problems of the world and the problems of America and what's going on now,” said Londrelle Hall.

Londrelle Hall / Instagram / Via instagram.com

Over 20 days, the two runner traveled 540 miles through 20 cities and chronicled the trip on Instagram. The pair told NBC News they received about 50 inspirational text messages from supporters each day.

Londrelle Hall / Instagram / Via instagram.com

On Sunday, Hall and Mills arrived in Ferguson, Missouri. With their goal met, Hall broke down in tears at the Michael Brown, Jr. memorial.

Londrelle Hall / Instagram / Via instagram.com

Watch NBC News’ report on Hall and Mills’ “Run For Justice.”

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