Mom sets new marathon record

Keira D'Amato finished the Chevron Houston Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 19 minutes and 12 seconds, setting the fastest time for an American woman.
0:48 | 01/18/22

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- Turning now to a mom running into the record books. Keira D'Amato finished the Houston Marathon in just a mere two hours, 19 minutes and 12 seconds. That is the fastest marathon time for an American woman, crushing the previous record set 16 years ago, and by a full 30 seconds. Keira was a four time All-American runner in college. She ran her first marathon back in 2017, just seven months after giving birth to her second child. The 37-year-old mother of two tweeting, "After setting the American record in the Marathon, the thing I am most excited about is some girl/woman saw it and thought, 'I can do that.' I know they will...and I'll be rooting for them." And we are rooting for you, Keira. - Yes, we are. - So impressive. - Moms are magic. - 30 seconds! - Yeah, right? That's big in a marathon. - That's big. That's running.

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