Reduced To Her Knees, Marathoner Finishes Race In A Crawl

February 17, 2015 7:21 PM

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After showing herself to be the class of the women's field at the Austin Marathon, Kenyan runner Hyvon Ngetich hit the wall — hard. She didn't win, despite leading for most of the day. But the way she finished the race is being celebrated, because Ngetich did it by crawling, refusing to quit.

Her fortitude paid off: Even though she crept to the finish line, Ngetich finished third, with a time of 3:04:02.68.

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