Called "The Runner" for training in the mine, Edison Peña jogs through Central Park

By People Staff
Updated November 07, 2010 04:40 PM
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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.