Kayleigh Williamson Becomes First Person With Down Syndrome To Cross The Finish Line At The Austin Marathon
Kayleigh Williamson made history over the weekend by becoming the first person with Down Syndrome to hit the finish line at the Austin Marathon.
The 26-year-old completed the half-marathon course after training with RunLab Austin to work on her stability and endurance.
“We’re really hoping Kayleigh’s story will inspire other people with Down Syndrome to get into a sport that they may not have considered in the past,” RunLab owner Dr. Kimberly Davis said.
Williamson got into running thanks to her mother. Here’s the full scoop from KXAN:
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