Tulsa runner finishes the Austin Marathon carrying two car tires


Here’s a fun Monday story for you all. No real point to it, just something interesting.

Tulsa resident Mikeal Ball, 23, decided running a marathon wasn’t enough, so he decided to run the Livestrong Austin Marathon last weekend carrying two tires. The thought was that this might be a world record. He finished the race inĀ 4:24:13 carrying 40 extra pounds over his shoulders.

This is a fun story, and you can read more about it here.

Bob Doucette

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