Runner With Down Syndrome Dances Her Way ..Finish Line | Runner’s World

Runner With Down Syndrome Dances Her Way ..Finish Line | Runner’s World

The course had been packed up for hours. Most spectators were long gone. Every single half marathoner had collected his or her race medal and headed to a celebratory brunch. All but one.   Kayleigh Williamson, 26, crossed the Austin Half Marathon Finish Line in 6:22:56, making her the first person with Down syndrome to complete the Texas race.  “I kept going,” Williamson told Runner’s World by phone. “[When] I hit the finish line I was proud of myself. My friend got me pretty nice flowers.”

Source: Runner With Down Syndrome Dances Her Way Through Half Marathon Finish Line | Runner’s World

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