12 years old teen accidentally finishes half marathon

LeeAdianez Rodriguez a 12 year old girl unintentionally competed in the annual Rochester Regional Health Flower City Half Marathon New York. Rodriguez joined the thousands of runners at the starting line not realizing she lined up and started running the half-marathon route through Rochester. She was registered to run the Wegmans Family 5K, which starts on the same bridge 15 minutes after the distance runners set off.

12 yr old completes half marathonLeeAdianez Rodriguez a 12 year old teen who accidentally completed a 21K race in NY Marathon

 

She thought she was just running 5K race instead, she finished the entire 21.2K in 2 hours and 42 minutes and 31 seconds.  LeeAdianez finished 1,885th of 2,111, and was one of just five 12-year-olds who finished the race.

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