He followed the marathon lead vehicle.
Both runners were given the same time.
He will be running with 5,000 middle schoolers.
Over 25,000 runners expected for the 10th edition on Sunday, January 29.
It weighs eight times the size of the last commemorative medal.
The popular, national ING Run For Something Better youth program is also tied to the event.
Over $29,000 in total prize money is up for grabs.
His margin of victory was five minutes ahead of the second-place finisher.
One of America's best ultra marathoners loves to push himself.
The Florida runner hopes to run the qualifying time this weekend.