Kenyan runner collapses, crawls to marathon finish line
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A marathon runner is being hailed for her grit and determination after she collapsed while running a Texas marathon and crawled the final 300 yards to finish in third place. Twenty-nine-year-old Hyvon Ngetich (en-geh-TICH) of Kenya had broken from the women's pack during Sunday's Austin Marathon and was leading late in the race. Race director John Conley says Ngetich began to stagger with about 600 yards to go and later fell.