Chilean Miner Finishes N.Y.C. Marathon
Called "The Runner" for training in the mine, Edison Peña jogs through Central Park
His injured left knee bound, Edison Peña triumphantly crossed the finish line of the 26.2-mile N.Y.C. Marathon Sunday afternoon.
Nicknamed “The Runner” for running up to six miles a day though the underground tunnels of the Chilean mine he was trapped in for 69 days, Peña, 34, crossed the finish line in Central Park at 3:30 p.m. after beginning the race at 9:40 a.m. in Staten Island.