All Hail This Marathon Runner Who Crawled Her Way to the Finish Line

Here's a story that might make you feel like a lazy shitbag. Runner Hyvon Ngetich deserves millions of props for crawling to the finish line after her body conked out 23 miles into the Austin Marathon. The moral of this story: Never give up. Unless you have to!

But if you can, try not to give up, like Ngetich, who even turned down a wheelchair when offered and ended up completing the marathon in third place. Keye-TV reports:

Afterwards, Austin Marathon race director John Conley said to her, "You ran the bravest race and crawled the bravest crawl I have ever seen in my life. You have earned much honor, and I am going to adjust your prize money, so you get the same prize money you would have gotten if you were second."


That's wonderful. Were it me, there'd have to be a wagon full of Krispy Kreme and/or flaming hot Cheetos also waiting at the finish line.

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