Sometimes it’s more important to help a stranger than run your hardest – a time when good sportsmanship overcomes the desire to win.
“I was dying out there, this is my first race,” Olive told Texas Mile Split. “I didn’t think I was going to be able to finish. She kept pushing me, telling me I wasn’t allowed to walk.”
Shaw said she just couldn’t leave Olive behind. “To me it’s just running. I like to run. I wasn’t really thinking about winning,” Shaw said. “I want to help people.”
Watch the full interview here.