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Harris is youngest to finish 2017 Soldier Marathon

From the Nov. 21, 2017 issue of The Journal
   Drew Harris, 16, joined an elite "club" last Saturday, Nov. 18, as he became one of the estimated 0.5% of Americans who have completed a marathon. In addition to making it to the finish line of the Soldier Marathon in Fort Benning, he also was called to the winners' podium to accept the 2nd Place Plaque for the 19 & Under Division.
   Harris, who was the youngest finisher, completed the 26.2-mile course in 4:19:28, which was an average pace of 9:54 per mile. His time also placed him ... The rest of the story.