British astronaut to run a marathon in space

December 4, 2015 4:00 PM

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British astronaut to run a marathon in space

LONDON (AP) — A British astronaut will attempt to run a digital version of the London Marathon in space, as part of his 173-day mission to the International Space Station.

Tim Peake will run on a treadmill as he orbits Earth, at the same time as more than 37,000 people run in the race on the ground in London.

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