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Tennessee mom Ashlee Eskelsen ran the Boston Marathon 14 weeks pregnant last year. This year, she wanted a new challenge.
Eskelsen, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, set a world record on Saturday for finishing a half-marathon pushing a triple stroller with her three sons — her youngest just 4 and a half months old.
“Those last few miles, they were hard,” Eskelsen told Alabamanews.net. “I had to stay strong mentally, and my motto is just for moms everywhere and I definitely was praying, like I said out there. So, I was hoping some angels would could help me push it because no one else was allowed to touch the stroller.”
Eskelsen finished the 13.1-mile race at the 2018 Montgomery Half Marathon and 5K in 1:47:29, a pace of about 8:20 per mile.
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