Ryan Sutter Completes 'Painful' Boston Marathon for Ethan Zohn

04/17/2012 at 10:15 AM EDT

Boston Marathon Completed by Ryan Sutter
Trista and Ryan Sutter
Courtesy Trista Sutter
Whenever Ryan Sutter was looking for a pick-me-up along the 26.2 mile course of Monday's Boston Marathon, he needed only to think of his pal Ethan Zohn.

Sutter was running the race for former Survivor winner, who was unable to participate due to a recurrence of Hodgkin's lymphoma.

"My inspiration was Ethan, but no matter what I did physically it's nothing compared to what he and other people with cancer do every day," the former Bachelorette star told the Boston Herald. "That kept me going."





Sutter, 37, who started in the last wave of racers and whose official time was 3:36:02, said he hasn't ruled out participating in next year's Boston Marathon.

"This is a special town and the race has so much authenticity, I can't rule it out," he told the newspaper. After the race, Sutter also said he and his wife were planning to spend some more time in Boston before heading back to Colorado: "Trista definitely has more shopping to do."

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