An Illinois Kid Just Ran A Half Marathon In Every US State
For every world record-setter, there is someone somewhere looking to set a new one.
That holds true for the youngest person to complete a half marathon in all fifty states.
That record was set by a twelve-year-old kid, but now 11-year-old Aiden Jaquez from Montgomery, Illinois just broke it.
Jaquez completed the IMT Des Moines Marathon on Sunday and is now the Guinness World Record holder for the youngest person to complete a half marathon in all fifty states.
According to WBNS:
His first marathon was five years ago. He rode in a stroller while his grandma, Kathleen Taylor, pushed him along.
No word if Jaquez will continue to run or maybe take his record worldwide and attempt the feat in other countries.