Meet Juli Windsor, she is quite the running nut and she was cranking it out in the Boston Marathon when her run was subsequently cut short.
A local woman was half a mile from making history when two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon injured more than 140 people and killed three, including an 8-year-old. Channel 2’s Lori Geary spoke to Jaillene Hunter Monday evening. Her sister, Juli Windsor, would have been the first little person to finish the Boston Marathon.
Windsor, 26, has a rare form of dwarfism, and at 3 feet 9 inches tall, she would have made history if she had crossed the finish line, but she was running just behind her pace.Windsor was about half a mile from the finish line when the bombs went off. “They stopped everyone and said, ‘No one can go any further. There’s been an explosion. The race is canceled,” - Read more and watch the interview of Juli: actionnewsjax.com
Well I’m sure Juli will continue to go for her goal next year and we will all be watching. Hear that Juli… we will be watching. Wow that sounds pretty creepy. Juli we wish you the best and congratulations on almost completing the Boston Marathon!
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