The snafu turned the 26.2 mile race in to a 400m dash!
At this past weekend’s Des Moines Marathon the race had an unplanned diversion for the leaders as the headed in to the homestretch. Race leaders Simon Sawe found himself trapped behind a train that was crossing over the marathon course.
I’ve heard of hitting the wall, but hitting the train? Event organisers were clearly embarassed and said it was something that was planned for but a mistake was made.
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