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12-Year Old Girl Accidentally Runs Half Marathon

LeeAdianez Rodriguez signed up for a 5-kilometer race in Rochester, New York. But she arrived at the wrong starting position and ran a course set up for a half marathon.

LeeAdianez realized about halfway through that she must have been in the wrong race, but she decided to finish the race, whatever it was. So instead of running 3.1 miles, she ran 13.1 miles. Her finishing time was 2 hours, 43 minutes, and 31 seconds.

-via AP | Photo: Democrat & Chronicle (auto-start video)

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I did the same thing in high school, I went with my dad to a 5k but started to outrun him, and when I got to the halfway point decided I could try to run the harder race instead. When I came back it was hailing, and it took me about an hour to finish DX
Though in this case it must be unfortunate when she's run too far thinking the finish line is just around the corner...
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